Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Characterisation of Radiation Damage

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Period of Employment: 
Nov. 2017 for up to 2 years

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to conduct
experimental research in characterisation of radiation damage in materials for
fusion and/or fission power applications. 
The research will be performed within a large, multi-faceted group
within Oxford Materials, and in collaboration with external bodies such as the
UK Atomic Energy Authority. The research will be centred around
characterisation of radiation defect structures arising from irradiation by
heavy ions, protons and neutrons of structural nuclear materials.   The
post is fixed-term for up to 2 years.

The post is funded via an EPSRC Platform Grant, the purpose
of which is to maintain and build the strength of the group, and to underpin
career development of early-career researchers; as such, we expect that the
successful applicant will develop their own research themes and be in a
position to make a strong application for a personal Research Fellowship during
the timeframe of this appointment.

You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil in materials science or a
related field and possess specialist knowledge, experience and skills related
to the field of characterisation of radiation damage in nuclear materials, by
electron microscopy and/or related techniques. 

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 25
September 2017.

This position is now filled.