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"We’re specialists in tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges, including climate change, energy poverty, energy storage, affordable medicine, sustainable agriculture, novel materials and green manufacturing - and we’re incredibly proud of what we do.

"I am especially proud of our staff who are working with industry leaders and political bodies to shape the world, while also supporting the education of the next generation of scientists and engineers. We strive for greatness and we’re an ambitious team, but we’re also a friendly, welcoming school with staff from all over the world. I’d strongly encourage you to join us."

Professor Joan Cordiner, Head of School

Current vacancies

Job title Job reference Closing date Fixed term/open ended Working pattern
Research Associate in Particulate Modelling for Next Generation Batteries UOS041130 26 June 2024 Fixed-term until 30 September 2025 Full-time

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