University of Manchester Vacancy Research Associate in Synthesis of Organic Semiconductors

A PDRA position is available immediately in the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC), University of Manchester to support the work of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics. The PDRA will prepare organic semiconductors, and in particular conjugated polymers. It will appeal to someone with a background in organic and polymer synthesis, materials characterisation and the application of organic semiconductors in OFET based sensors. Candidates must have a strong research track record, expertise in the defined areas, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and preferably experience in working on large projects.

OMIC (www.omic.org.uk) is a key member of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics.  This is a partnership uniting OMIC with the CIKC at the University of Cambridge, the Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College and the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating at the University of Swansea to understand the manufacturing challenges involved in the commercialisation of Large Area Electronics. Read more

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