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Research Associate in Environmental Mineralogy and Water Treatment


University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£37,099 - £41,732 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are a Top 10 UK University renowned for our high quality teaching and leading research into global issues, all at the heart of a vibrant city.
  • You will join a team focused on Environmental Mineralogy at the University of Bristol.
  • The post holder ensure that assessing performance of materials to remove dissolved organic carbon from environmentally relevant water.
Job Requirements/Description

You will join a team focused on Environmental Mineralogy at the University of Bristol. Through a project funded by OFWAT you will collaborate with researchers at the University of Lancaster, undertaking cutting edge research to develop reactive composite materials capable of removing dissolved organic matter (DOC) from drinking water as part of the next generation of water treatment technologies. 

What will you be doing?

  • Synthesising reactive materials in batch, and continuous flow systems using a state of the art reactor.
  • Assessing performance of materials to remove dissolved organic carbon from environmentally relevant water.
  • Use analytical techniques (e.g. IC, FTIR, XRD and electron microscopy) to study changes to material composition and quality.
  • Collaborate with water industry.

You should apply if

Demonstrated experience in (geo)chemistry. Familiar and comfortable working with quantitative techniques (e.g., UV/Vis spectrophotometry) as well as firm understanding of analytical techniques (e.g. FTIR, XRD, or similar). You will need excellent organisational skills, with the ability to deal with and prioritise tasks. You will need to be able to review as well as advise on complex procedures and consistently maintain a high level of accuracy and precision in all areas of work. You should have a PhD in (geo)chemistry, environmental sciences or related subject or working towards one.

Additional information

Contract type: Fixed term contract for 6 months

Work pattern: Full time

Grade: I/Pathway 2

Salary: £37,099 - £41,732 per annum

School/Unit: School of Earth Sciences 

This advert will close at 23:59 UK time on 29/07/2024

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University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£37,099 - £41,732 per annum

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