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Position: Research Associate - Structural Dynamics of Amorphous Functional Oxides
Institution: University College London
Department: Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The research will include conductive atomic force microscopy and tomography of samples, sample preparation and device fabrication, electrical measurements and other physical characterisation. The post holder will also work closely with colleagues in Physics and Astronomy on models for structural dynamics at the atomic scale
Requirements: The post holder will either require a PhD in an engineering or physical sciences subject or be in a position to submit their thesis shortly after the start of the position. They will also require a Master-level qualification in nanotechnology or a related subject and a strong research track record of publications in the area of conductive atomic force microscopy and resistive switching in oxides
   
Text: Research Associate - Structural Dynamics of Amorphous Functional Oxides, - Ref:1664249 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Electronic & Electrical Engineering Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,056 - ?36,923 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We wish to recruit a Research Associate to work on a project investigating how the structure of oxide materials changes under electrical stress. The work is a collaboration between the Electronic & Electrical Engineering and Physics & Astronomy departments and is supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The post holder will work with Professor A.J Kenyon and will be part of the UCL Photonic & Nanoelectronic Materials lab. The research will include conductive atomic force microscopy and tomography of samples, sample preparation and device fabrication, electrical measurements and other physical characterisation. The post holder will also work closely with colleagues in Physics and Astronomy on models for structural dynamics at the atomic scale. The appointment is available from the 1st October 2017 for a period of 30 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available. Key Requirements The post holder will either require a PhD in an engineering or physical sciences subject or be in a position to submit their thesis shortly after the start of the position. They will also require a Master-level qualification in nanotechnology or a related subject and a strong research track record of publications in the area of conductive atomic force microscopy and resistive switching in oxides. The post is Grade 7, however if the successful candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, appointment will be made at Research Assistant Grade 6 (?29,809 - ?31,432 per annum). Payment at Grade 7 will be backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis, including corrections. Further Details A copy of the job description can be downloaded below. Applications should be submitted by clicking on the Apply Now button below. Interested applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries to Professor Tony Kenyon t.kenyon@ucl.ac.uk For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Vicky Coombes v.coombes@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 24 Aug 2017 Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to addressing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job Description Apply Now
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