Job offer in Ireland Post Doctoral Researcher in Physics, Electrochemical Batteries and Electricity Stabilisation – University of Limerick

Reports to: Project Leader

Contract type: Specific Purpose

Salary scale: €38,750 – 47,255 p.a. (maximum starting point €42,394 p.a.)

Qualifications:

Doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrochemistry or a related area

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Applications are invited for a Post Doctoral Researcher in Batteries and Electricity Stabilisation. The project will involve the development of new knowledge and understanding of aqueous based flow batteries and will form the basis for new flow battery technology. It will form part of a larger initiative on electrochemical energy generation and storage within the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick.

This interdisciplinary, cutting-edge topic will attract strongly motivated, self-starting individuals. A strong background in physics or chemistry and electrochemistry is necessary. Applicants should have a relevant Doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrochemistry or a related area), and significant research experience in electrochemistry. Experience in research on electrochemical energy generation and storage and experience of collaborating with other researchers and/or industry are desirable. Applications from female candidates are especially encouraged.

Salary and Location

The salary is €38,750 – 47,255 p.a. (maximum starting point €43,394 p.a.) depending on experience. The project will be conducted within the Department of Physics at the University of Limerick.

For further information, please visit: www.ul.ie/physics

Description:

Essential Criteria:

  • Doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in relevant area (physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrochemistry or related discipline).
  • Significant (minimum 3 years) post doctoral research experience in electrochemistry.
  • Experience of teaching/supervising research students.
  • Demonstrated Research experience in electrochemistry.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in research on electrochemical energy generation and storage.
  • Experience of research and supervision in electrochemistry.
  • Experience in modelling of electrochemical systems or electricity grids.
  • Experience of collaborating with other researchers and/or industry.
  • Publication record in related field.
  • Demonstrated team work skills.