Postdoctoral Researcher Position in National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR), Dublin, Ireland

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Researcher

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School of Chemical Sciences / National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR), Dublin, Ireland offers Postdoctoral Researcher Position on  Organic/Inorganic Dyes for Hydrogen Generation  project. Eligible and interested candidate can apply before 30 march 2018.

Research group is seeking an enthusiastic scientist with significant expertise in the synthesis of organic dyes, organometallic compounds, electrochemistry and photochemistry.  The role is focussed on developing robust photocatalytic dyes for the generation of hydrogen.   This project is funded under the Interreg Atlantic Program  project

About- The NCSR is a state-of-the-art facility situated on the campus of Dublin City University, comprising custom-designed laboratories, a range of specialist support units and equipment, and dedicated technical and administrative staff. The NCSR hosts over 250 researchers and several large-scale research initiatives including the Centre’s for Science Engineering and Technology, Biomedical Diagnostics Institute and the Insight Centre, the strategic research cluster, Irish Separations Science Cluster, the National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform of Ireland and the Marine and Environmental Sensing Technology Hub.

As part of this role the researcher will be required to participate in the DCU Research Career Framework http://dcu.ie/hr/ResearchersFramework/index.shtml.  This framework is   designed to provide significant professional development opportunities to researchers and offer the best opportunities in terms of a wider career path.

DCU has a strong record in attracting both Irish and European Union research funding under Horizon 2020 (and previous Framework Programmes), Marie Curie Actions and Erasmus.  We offer a dynamic and internationally-focused environment in which to advance your career.

The National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR) is is a large, multidisciplinary research unit based in state-of-the-art facilities situated on the campus of Dublin City University. Arising from success in recent proposals we are now seeking application for the following research position in DCU.

Research/Job area– Chemistry

Project Title- Organic/Inorganic Dyes for Hydrogen Generation 

Location- School of Chemical Sciences / National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR), Dublin, Ireland

Eligibility/Qualification- The candidate should have a PhD in chemistry.  Previous experience in the synthesis of organic dyes is essential.  Experience in electrochemistry and photochemistry is desirable.  The candidate should be organised, have a strong work ethic and be capable of working both alone and as part of a team.

They should be capable of working independently with a high degree of technical competence with strong attention to detail whilst also being a team player.  He/she must demonstrate initiative, be hard working, versatile and productive.  S/he should have good communication and organisational skills.

Job/Position Description- Research group is seeking an enthusiastic scientist with significant expertise in the synthesis of organic dyes, organometallic compounds, electrochemistry and photochemistry.  The role is focussed on developing robust photocatalytic dyes for the generation of hydrogen.   This project is funded under the Interreg Atlantic Program  project

Salary-           €36,854 p.a.   

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to his/her Principal Investigator the Research Assistant:
  • Conduct, with a very high degree of technical competence a specified programme of research and scholarship under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator
  • Within the constraints of IP protection of the project, disseminate the outcomes of the research in which he/she is engaged including funder reporting, industrial demos and publishing in high quality peer reviewed journals of international standing.
  • Support the PIs and research group in the design and development and implementation of the broader research programme.
  • Support as required, the development of proposals for research funding.
  • Contribute to support of graduate research students associated with your research group.
  • Assist and train as directed, members of the research group.
  • Take responsibility as requested for report generation, and administration associated as well as site visit preparation and other administrative management work associated with your programme of research and the research group
  • Liaise with stakeholders such as funders, industry and collaborators.
  • Engage in appropriate training and development opportunities as required by the Principal Investigator, the School or Research Centre, or the University
  • Carry out administrative work associated with the programme of research as necessary

How to Apply-

Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website at http://www.dcu.ie/vacancies/current.shtml  and also from the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0) 1 7005149.

 Please clearly state the role that you are applying for in your application and email subject line: Job Ref 808 Postdoctoral ResearcherOrganic/Inorganic Dyes for Hydrogen Generation

Applications should be submitted by email to [email protected]  or by Fax: +353 (0)1 7005500 or by post to the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 1 700 5149; Fax: +353 1 700 5500 Email:  [email protected]

For Contact-

Dr. Mary Pryce  School of Chemical Sciences, DCU, Dublin 9, Ireland

E-mail: [email protected]                   Phone: +353 (0)1 7008005

Last Date for Apply– 30 March 2016

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