Research Fellow (AMCASH Technical Officer) - 95931 - University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Area: School of Metallurgy and Materials in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322. With potential progression once in post to £42,792 a year. Please note that as this vacancy is externally funded, the maximum salary available is £30,942 per annum.
Hours: Full time
Duration: Fixed Term Contract up to 31 March 2023
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Closing date: 17 April 2020
This vacancy is funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Please note, there are three posts available.
This post will create and contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a specified range of activities within an established research programme and/or specific research project. For more information about AMCASH please visit
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/partners/sme-support/Business-Support-Programmes/amcash.aspx and http://www.amcash.co.uk
The post holder’s primary objective will be to ensure that the suite of technology demonstrators to be delivered in the project meet the needs and expectations of stakeholders and provide a compelling case for the uptake of manufacturing simulation and material characterisation by regional manufacturing SMEs.
For one position, the mission consists in 40% standard microstructural characterization using TEM, SEM, Optical Microscope etc . And 60% focus on experiments of in-situ straining of metallic samples including Mg, Ti and engineering alloys such as Ni base superalloys. Background experience of TEM study of dislocations would be appreciated
The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities detailed here.
Informal enquiries to Dr Yu Lung Chiu, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0121 414 5190