Fwd: Postdoctoral Fellowship Available
L.Edwards at open.ac.uk
Mon Jan 18 10:41:49 CST 1999
DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING
FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY
THE OPEN UNIVERSITY
RESEARCH FELLOW (temporary two year post)
DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEUTRON TRANSMISSION METHOD FOR ENGINEERING & MATERIALS
A two year fellowship in the Fracture Research Group, funded by the EPSRC,
is available for a post-doctoral candidate with a background in Physics,
Metallurgy, Materials Science, or a related subject.
You will join a research team led by Dr Lyndon Edwards and Dr Michael
Fitzpatrick concerned with neutron strain scanning of Advanced Materials
and Structures. The project is to develop a neutrontransmission
instrument with an accuracy better than 100x10-6.
The instrument is to be developed at ISIS, the world's brightest pulsed
neutron source which is based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near
Oxford and the work is being undertaken incollaboration with Professor
Phil Withers and co-workers at the University of Manchester. Familiarity
with diffraction-based crystallography and/or Reitveld methods would be
The appointment of Research Fellow will be made on the C1A scale,within
the range #15,735 to #23,651 per annum depending on qualifications and
experience. Appointment as a Research Fellow
requires a PhD or three years equivalent in quality of achievement.
Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Dr Lyndon Edwards on
Milton Keynes (+44 1908 653271) or by email to l.edwards at open.ac.uk.
Further particulars, an application form and access details for disabled
applicants are available from Mrs H. Creek, email
h.d.creek at open.ac.uk, or telephone +44 1908 652859. There is a 24 hour
answering service on +44 1908 654144. Further particulars are also
available on WWW page http://www-tec.open.ac.uk/deanery/
Closing date for applications: 4 February.
Disabled applicants whose skills and experience meet the requirements of
the job will be interviewed. Please let us know if you need your copy of
the further particulars in large print, on computer disk, or on audio
cassette tape. Hearing impaired persons may make enquiries on Milton
Keynes (01908) 654901 (Minicom answerphone).
Equal Opportunity is University Policy.
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