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Chief Executive Officer - Nanoforce

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £55,840 - £62,415 per annum pro rata (Grade 7)
Reference: QMUL20018
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 01-Oct-2019
Closing date: 01-Nov-2019

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Overview:

About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

Nanoforce Technology Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Queen Mary University of London, set up in 2005 as a response to a TSB/LDA funding award. The aim of the company is to facilitate and increase interactions with industry around materials science.

Nanoforce is an open-door industry-facing research and development company committed to delivering state of the art material solutions based on advanced processing technologies. The company aims to enhance the quality and performance of customers’ products by providing technical solutions in competitive timescales. It is driving innovation in the advanced materials sector through continuous development of industry-leading expertise, high value added products and integrated services.

About the role

The Board of Directors is seeking a CEO to take the company into its next stage, expanding the remit of Nanoforce to a wider range of engineering applications, and driving new business and financial growth. We are seeking an experienced leader who is able to oversee the day-to-day management of this small company and generate and sustain a long term strategic business plan.

The CEO will lead the Company’s response to a 2017 review which identified the need for the company to proactively seek new business, both externally and internally, expanding the services that the Company can offer to other areas within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, such as robotics, bioengineering and energy research.

The CEO will have oversight of all of the Company’s activity, from creating marketing strategies to engaging with industry partners. They will be supported by a small Board of Directors with a diverse skill set, including an external Chair. Staff employed by or seconded to Nanoforce will report to the CEO

For further details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

The post is a part-time (28 hours per week), fixed term appointment of 12 months, with the possibility of renewal, with a starting salary of £54,840 - £62,415 per annum (FTE), inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave (FTE), pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a Tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, Queen Mary, University of London are unable to progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jackie Dawes at j.dawes@qmul.ac.uk or +44 (0) 020 7882 8737.

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 30 October 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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Teaching Associate

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20422
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 18-Oct-2019
Closing date: 07-Nov-2019

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Overview:

About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 45 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

About the role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is offering an appointment for graduates with a Chemical Engineering or related background to provide assistance for undergraduate teaching activities. The Teaching Associate team supports the academic staff in the delivery of high-quality education support in the classroom and the laboratory, to include student tutoring, assessment of coursework, and facilitating key skills and problem based learning activities. The post holder will also be involved in the School’s Outreach activities. This is a valuable opportunity to obtain a wide range of teaching experience. 

As part of your contract you have the opportunity to be enrolled on the Certificate in Learning and Teaching (CILT) programme organized by the Queen Mary University of London Academic Development department. 

For further details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

The post is a full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of 6th January 2020. Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Tomas Lukas tomas.lukas@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

Closing date for applications is 7 November 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly after thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered member of WISE.   We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

 

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £31,613 - £34,220 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20285
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 10-Oct-2019
Closing date: 10-Nov-2019

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Overview:

The school of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a CAM-IES (EPSRC) funded project “Design and assessment of solid-state alkali metal-ion conductor 1D channelled framework materials”. This project will be carried out in the research group of Dr Petra Ágota Szilágyi, and in collaboration with Dr Christopher R. Jones, (School of Biological and Chemical Sciences) and Dr Anthony E. Phillips (School of Physics and Astronomy).

The aim of the project is to develop 1D anionic siliceous framework materials with different structural and chemical characteristics and test them for lithium ion conductivity, with the main aim of application as solid-state electrolytes. This role will be responsible for the sysnthesis of fused rings and 1D framework and work collaboratively with a team of chemists, materials scientists and physicists to establish ion mobility in anionic 1D channelled frameworks as well as presenting the work at group meetings and conferences.

The successful candidate will have a PhD and/or equivalent professional experience/qualification in Chemistry or a related subject and a demonstrable track record and experience in synthetic Chemistry.  Experience in materials characterisation would be an advantage.

The post is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months and is available from 01 December 2019. Starting salary will be £31,613 - £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Petra Ágota Szilágyi at p.szilagyi@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 7948.

Details about the School can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

Closing date for applications is 10 November 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

 

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Administration Officer (School HR Support)

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL20380
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 21-Oct-2019
Closing date: 11-Nov-2019

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Overview:

About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

The School is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which comprises of five schools and two institutes. The Faculty’s student population has grown, both within the UK and overseas, in recent years and its research profile has strengthened considerably. The Faculty is focused on establishing itself as one of the leading Faculties for Science and Engineering in the UK.

This post is part of the Professional Services Career Family at Queen Mary, which support functions across multiple sites and provide the infrastructure and support for all our research, teaching and learning activities.

About the role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is seeking to appoint an Administrative Officer to provide HR support for the School. The post holder will act as the key point of contact within the School for all HR Administration, and will work closely with the School Manager to review and improve current HR administrative processes.   

For further details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

The post is a full time appointment, with an expected start date of January 2020, but flexible working arrangements can be considered. Starting salary will be in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jackie Dawes at j.dawes@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8737.

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 11th November 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Molecular Modelling of Alkanes

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £31,613 to £40,194 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20431
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 21-Oct-2019
Closing date: 21-Nov-2019

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Overview:

The school of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on an EPSRC funded project “Molecular Manufacturing”. This project will be carried out under the guidance of Stoyan Smoukov, Head of the Active & Intelligent Materials Lab.

The aim of the project is to discover the molecular basis of novel phase transitions – from liquid or solid states to rotator phases – solid states with degrees of freedom. These have been implicated in the self-healing of biological systems and are the basis for the recently discovered phenomena of artificial morphogenesis from our lab.

Candidates should hold (or be about to be awarded) a PhD or equivalent qualification/experience in Computational Physics or a related discipline.  Experience of Molecular dynamics simulations and an understanding of research processes is essential for the role and experience of GROMACS is desirable.

The post is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 24 months and is available from 01 December 2019. Starting salary will be £31,613 to £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Smoukov at s.smoukov@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 5305.

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 21 November 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Apply online