Vacancies and Studentships

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These pages contain current vacancies within the department and available PhD studentships.

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Academic Vacancies

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Technical Vacancies

Technical Vacancies

Current technical vacancies are listed below:

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Support Vacancies

Current support vacancies are listed below:

Centre Coordinator, - Ref: 1439983

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UCL Centre for Materials Discovery is seeking to appoint a Centre Coordinator who will be coordinating communications with other academic and interdisciplinary units throughout UCL and elsewhere, and playing a key operational and administrative supporting role connecting scientists with various institutions and industries. S/he will be responsible for business development, financial monitoring and control, event logistics, media relations and marketing. The postholder will also provide administrative support to the Director of UCL Centre for Materials Discovery, and is expected to be proactive, innovative and to exercise a high degree of responsibility.

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Post-Doctoral Research Vacancies

Post-Doctoral Research Vacancies

Current research vacancies are listed below:

Research Associate in STM Surface Science, - Ref: 1441363

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The Research Associate will work in the laboratory of Prof Geoff Thornton, in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The appointee will work on an ERC funded project 'Energy Functional Metal Oxide Surfaces'.

Research Associate in Synchrotron Surface Science , - Ref:1441273

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The Research Associate will work in the laboratory of Prof Geoff Thornton, in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The appointee will work on an ERC funded project 'Energy Functional Metal Oxide Surfaces'.

Research Associate in Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Solar Cell Materials, - Ref:1438678

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Applications are invited for a Research Associate to work in the Department of Chemistry on a research project supervised by Dr Robert G. Palgrave and co-supervised by Dr. Hugo Bronstein and Dr. David O. Scanlon. The post is funded through the SUPERGEN SuperSolar Hub, an EPSRC funded consortium of UK Photovoltaic Researchers. 

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Studentships

Current PhD vacancies are listed below. See the postgraduate pages for more information on our PhD programmes.

Current Available Studentships

Computational Chemistry Studentships

2 x PhD projects in the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Chemistry Department of University College London

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Two PhD positions are available in Prof. Angelos Michaelides’ ICE research group in the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Department of Chemistry. The theoretical/simulation projects are aimed at applying and developing computer simulation approaches to better understand the formation of ice.

Applications for Research Engineers for the Engineering Doctorate Centre in Molecular Modelling and Materials Simulation - Prof Nora de Leeuw

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Summary: Applications are invited for Research Engineers for the Engineering Doctorate Centre in Molecular Modelling and Materials Simulation. The Engineering Doctorate Centre is jointly run by the Departments of Chemistry, Earth Sciences and Physics and the Birkbeck Industrial Materials Group. All the Departments have significant (internationally-leading) research programmes in the area of materials computer modelling over a range of length- and time-scales.

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Inorganic and Materials Chemistry Studentships

2 x PhD projects in the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Chemistry Department of University College London

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Two PhD positions are available in Prof. Angelos Michaelides’ ICE research group in the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Department of Chemistry. The theoretical/simulation projects are aimed at applying and developing computer simulation approaches to better understand the formation of ice.

Regeneration of Hydrogen Storage Materials

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Title: EPSRC CASE PhD Studentship

Reference: 1373649

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Biological and Organic Chemistry Studentships

‘Potassium Alkoxides in Transition Metal Free Synthesis and Catalysis’

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PhD Project

A PhD position is available working with Dr. J. D. Wilden on the development of organic reactions promoted by group 1 alkoxides.

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Physical Chemistry Studentships

PhD in Active Matter at University College London

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A fully funded PhD studentship is available in the UCL Chemistry Department to work with Dr. Giorgio Volpe on the experimental study of active matter systems as autonomous agents to localize, pick up, and deliver nanoscopic objects, e.g., in catalysis, bioremediation, chemical sensing and drug delivery.

Scanning Probe Microscopy Studies of a Model Au–Ceria Catalyst

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3 Year PhD Studentship: Scanning Probe Microscopy Studies of a Model Au–Ceria Catalyst

Supervisors: Prof. Geoff Thornton (UCL), Prof. Masahiko Tomitori, Dr. Akira Sasahara (JAIST, Japan)

2 x PhD projects in the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Chemistry Department of University College London

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Two PhD positions are available in Prof. Angelos Michaelides’ ICE research group in the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Department of Chemistry. The theoretical/simulation projects are aimed at applying and developing computer simulation approaches to better understand the formation of ice.

Atomic scale imaging and local spectroscopy of CeO2 - Prof Geoff Thornton

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PhD Studentship
London Centre for Nanotechnology
University College London
Summary: Applications are invited for a 4-year PhD studentship. The aim of this project is to provide an understanding of the chemical physics of single-crystalline CeO2 in relation to hydrogen production.

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