Research Associate in Innovative Manufacturing

Closing Date :
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : As soon as possible until 31 December 2017
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
School/Directorate : School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester
Division : Chemistry
Hours Per week : 1 FTE
Salary : £31,076 to £38,183 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-09085
A Research Association position is available in the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC), University of Manchester to support the work of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics. You will fabricate OFET devices by digital printing, characterise the performance of these devices, test them as gas sensors and integrate the devices with silicon microcontrollers. This post will appeal if you have a background in a relevant area of experimental chemistry, physics, electronics or materials science. You must have a strong research track record, expertise in the defined areas, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and preferably experience in working with industry.
OMIC ( is a key component of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics.  This is a partnership uniting OMIC with the CIKC at the University of Cambridge, the Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial Collage and the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating at the University of Swansea to understand the manufacturing challenges involved in the commercialisation of Large Area Electronics.
The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Mike Turner



Name: Professor Krishna Persaud


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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