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Senior Research Associate on Lithium-ion battery cathodes (Faraday Institution´s FutureCat project)

Salary:   £34,804 to £40,322
Closing Date:   Thursday 05 December 2019
Reference:  A2868

Applications are invited for a researcher to work in the group of Dr Tapia-Ruiz in the Department of Chemistry at Lancaster University. You will use advanced synthetic and characterisation techniques to develop advanced positive electrode materials for Li-ion batteries. 

You should have a PhD in Chemistry or related subject and will have experience in the synthesis and characterisation of materials for electrochemical energy storage. You should have a strong publication record in the area of battery materials and exceptional experimental skills. 

The position is funded through the ISCF Faraday Battery Challenge (Faraday Institution Phase-Two projects ( to work on the FUTURECAT project. You will work in a multidisciplinary research group in close collaboration with academic partners from 5 institutions across the UK and industrial partners.

The full time position is available immediately and runs until March 2021 (with a possible extension to 4 years).

The Department of Chemistry at Lancaster University provides a research environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each staff member and promotes a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to the Athena Swan Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research. Our commitment to these principles is reflected in our recent receipt of an Athena Swan Bronze Award. 

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Nuria Tapia-Ruiz

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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