2013 Research Fellowships in Chemistry at University of St Andrews in UK

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The School of Chemistry at St Andrews announces research fellowships for highly motivated individual researchers. Two fellowships are available to pursue research programme in chemistry. The researches will be paid £30,122 – £31,948 for the period of one year. Students with a background in solid state chemistry or electrochemistry would have an advantage. Eligible researchers must submit their applications till 18 January 2013.

Study Subject(s): Research fellowship is available in chemistry.
Course Level:  This scholarship is available for pursuing research programme.
Scholarship Provider: University of St Andrews
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -Degree in relevant subject.
- Hold or be near to completion of a PhD.
-Experience of applying relevant analytical skills, techniques and methods
- High level analytical capability.
-Well developed communication skills.
-Continually update knowledge and understanding in field of specialism to inform research activity.
-Ability to input direction.

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The project will involve the discovery and investigation of new inorganic materials as electrodes and electrolytes for lithium and sodium batteries and will be working with Professor Peter G. Bruce FRS. A background in solid state chemistry or electrochemistry would be an advantage. Two posts are available. Energy storage is more important today than at any time in human history.  The rechargeable lithium battery possesses the highest energy density of any electrochemical energy storage device.  It has revolutionised consumer electronics.  However, to make a step change in the technology and to realise a sodium-ion battery, new materials with new properties and combinations of properties are required. We shall investigate new lithium and sodium intercalation compounds and solid electrolytes for lithium and sodium batteries.

Number of Award(s): 2 fellowships are awarded.

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are awarded for the period of one year.

What does it Cover: Salary: £30,122 – £31,948 per annum.

Notification: If the Selection Committee decides to invite you for interview, then you will be notified by email and your candidate portal will be updated. Please ensure that you check your email account junk folder as your email provider may flag emails sent to you as suspected spam.

How to Apply: Completed application should be submitted online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Researchers must submit their applications till 18 January 2013.

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