Research Fellow in Chemical Engineering

Queens University Belfast
July 18 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Queen's University Belfast

Research Fellow in Chemical Engineering

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Ref: 17/105713

Available until 31 August 2018, this is a unique opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious catalytic researcher with experience of the preparation and testing of heterogeneous catalysts at postgraduate or postdoctoral level to work in a leading centre of catalysis. The successful candidate will prepare heterogeneous catalysts and evaluate these systems for both Hydrogenation and oxidation processes for value-addition to functionalised furanics under batch and flow conditions. In addition, the researcher will work with the industrial partners to design and scale up the process. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, engineers from academia and industry.

Further information about the School can be obtained at

Anticipated interview date: week commencing 28 August 2017

Salary scale: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum

Closing date: Monday 14 August 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from women as females are underrepresented within this area.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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