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Senior Research Associate (RA2045)

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Location: CHE - School of Chemistry
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Research & Analogous (RA)
Closing Date: 12/15/2022
Date Posted: 11/16/2022
Reference: RA2045


Faculty of Science
School of Chemistry

Senior Research Associate 
Ref: RA2045

£35,333 - £42,155 per annum
Full-Time, Fixed Term 

A three-year Senior Research Associate position in ultrafast spectroscopy is available from January 2023. The post will be held in the group of Prof. Steve Meech in the School of Chemistry at the University of East Anglia, UK. Candidates with a PhD in Chemical Physics or a related discipline and demonstrable expertise in developing and applying ultrafast transient spectroscopies are encouraged to apply. An interest in protein dynamics and an enthusiasm to collaborate with life scientists will be beneficial, as will proven skills in data analysis and authorship of research papers.

Experiments will deploy ultrafast absorption, fluorescence and stimulated Raman methods to develop a full picture of the photoprotein structure and dynamics. The experiments are all currently operational at UEA, but some important extensions to the methods will be developed during the project. There will also be an opportunity to work at central laser facilities applying other ultrafast techniques.

This full-time post is available immediately, on a fixed term basis of up to 3 years.  

Closing Date: Thursday 15 December 2022 

The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.


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Contact Name: Steve Meech
Telephone: 44 (0)1603 593141
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