Free open Job in Wales Research Officer – SUSTAIN – Carbon Neutral Steel Manufacturing at Swansea University

Contract Type: This is a fixed term position until June 2022

Closing Date: 28-07-2019

Salary: Salary – £34,189 to £39,609 per annum together with USS pension benefits

Hours of work – 35 Hours per week

Location – This position will be based mainly at Bay campus, Swansea but travel to Singleton campus, Swansea and Baglan, Swansea is expected on occasions. 

Main Purpose of the Post

Applications are invited for a Fixed Term Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Integrated Steelmaking to Reprocess Waste in the College of Engineering at Swansea University. The new project officer will join Professor Holliman’s research group at Swansea University in the College of Engineering. The PDRO will work on thermal chemistry, reaction kinetics, evolved gas analysis, catalysis and reactor design related to decarbonising ironmaking.

This position is suitable for someone with experience of the following:- thermal chemistry (TGA/DSC), physical chemistry (kinetics) and analytical chemistry (evolved gas), inorganic chemistry (catalysis) and reactor chemistry (pyrolysis). The successful candidate will have a degree and PhD in chemistry, materials science or a related subject.

A degree in chemistry, materials science or a related subject and a PhD or equivalent in chemistry, materials science, or a related subject is essential for this role.

Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information

Informal enquiries are welcomed and may be made to Professor P Holliman via email

To apply, please click here:-

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion and belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation. The college particularly encourages applications from women as we currently have an under representation of women in the areas of research and academic. Appointments will always be made on merit.


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