Research Associate in Low Energy Electron Track Structure Simulation University of Manchester, School of Chemistry United Kingdom

Research Associate in Low Energy Electron Track Structure Simulation


Closing Date : 28/10/2017

Employment Type : Fixed Term

Duration : 1 year

Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering

School/Directorate : School of Chemistry

Division : Dalton Nuclear Institute

Hours Per week : Full time

Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to experience

Location : Dalton Cumbrian Facility, Whitehaven, West Cumbria

Job Reference : S&E-10762

We are seeking to employ a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Low Energy Electron Track Structure Simulation. The position will be based at the Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF), located at the Westlakes Science & Technology Park in West Cumbria.


You will design, develop and utilise computer simulation codes for the study of radiation chemistry, especially the ultrafast processes of low energy electrons at water – oxide interfaces.


You will have (or expect to receive) an earned Doctorate in physical science, preferably radiation chemistry, as well as experience in developing and using Monte Carlo simulation codes to understand the processes underpinning radiation chemical kinetics. Good IT skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office are also essential. Good time management, organisational and communication skills and previous experience of working with multiple demands and in a team environment are also expected.


The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:


Name: Dr Aliaksandr Baidak



Name: Dr Laura Leay



General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499


Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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