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Cambridge Graphene Centre

Research Centre on Graphene, Layered Crystals and Hybrid Nanomaterials
 

(1) PhD Positions

(2) Cambridge Graphene Centre Cleanroom Process Technician


(1) PhD Positions

PhD positions are available every year. Prospective candidates are invited to send the CV and two reference letters directly to Prof A. C. Ferrari (acf26@eng.cam.ac.uk)

Dr Tawfique Hasan (th270@cam.ac.uk) also accepts new PhD students in the broad field of nanotubes, graphene and other layered materials for engineering applications. Prospective candidates are invited to contact them directly with their CV, publications list and two reference letters.

Please note most fully funded scholarships are applicable only to EU students. Non-EU students must secure additional independent funding to meet the University overseas requirements.

We especially look for candidates with top class degrees in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, and Nanotechnology.

For general information on the PhD application to Cambridge please see

http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/gradstud/admissions/


(2) Cambridge Graphene Centre Facilities Manager

The mission of the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) is to investigate the science and technology of graphene and related materials. The CGC also hosts the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), in Graphene Technology. The CDT works closely with industry to ensure that successful students are properly equipped to follow careers in both industry and academia.

Based at the Cambridge Graphene Centre in West Cambridge, the Facilities Manager will manage, provide technical leadership and be responsible for all the CGC facilities. This will include tracking all users and ensure they all have paid the access charges, to ensure self-sustainability; procurement of equipment; oversight of the CGC technicians. The role-holder will also provide support for PhD and master students on the use of the various research facilities and provide technical expertise to all research projects of the CGC and CDT. The role holder will also be the Local CGC Safety Officer.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Engineering, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Chemistry or Physical Sciences with relevant postdoctoral experience (in Industry or University) or an equivalent period of practical training or professional qualification. Extensive experience in running and operation of clean rooms together with proven management experience in these areas. Knowledge of nano-fabrication processes (i.e. lithography, etching, deposition, metallisation, oxidation) and the equipment used for these processes. Knowledge of processing and spectroscopy equipment (including lasers, printing and liquid processing systems, etc.). Knowledge of deposition processes, in particular chemical and physical vapour deposition, and installation, use and handling of several processing gases, including hazardous ones.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is Monday 6 September 2021. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office on 01223 332615 or by email on hr-office@eng.cam.ac.uk. Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Andrea C. Ferrari (acf26@eng.cam.ac.uk)

Please quote reference NM27446 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information


(3) Cambridge Graphene Centre Executive Assistant

The mission of the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) is to investigate the science and technology of graphene and related materials. This engineering innovation centre allows partners to meet, and effectively establish joint industrial-academic activities to promote innovative and adventurous research with an emphasis on applications. The CGC also hosts the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Graphene Technology. This aims to develop people able to stimulate the sustainability of engineering research and commercialisation of graphene and related materials across a variety of sectors.

The CGC is a very busy and dynamic environment and we are seeking an experienced PA/EA to join the team based in West Cambridge and provide an executive support service to the CGC Director, Deputy Director and COO and Senior Administrators. You will be responsible for a very complex diary to ensure the efficient and effective management of the time and work of the CGC. In addition to this, you will be processing emails/phone calls on a daily basis and taking all follow-up actions, setting up a wide range of internal and external meetings both in person, in Cambridge and elsewhere in UK, EU or worldwide, and online (by Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, Skype, etc.), managing the schedule of meetings, planning and managing the overall working day to ensure an appropriate balance of meetings, managing all meetings follow up activity. The role holder will be instrumental in ensuring the effective operation of the daily schedule of all personnel and students in the CGC and CDT, as well as updating databases, and scheduling all the steps of personnel recruitment. The role holder will co-ordinate and plan the CGC events, meetings, workshops, seminars and relative finances, and organise and prepare the agendas and minutes. This will be done in person or by delegating responsibilities to the most appropriate CGC operations staff members.

You will be educated to degree level/ have an equivalent level of practical experience working as an Executive PA in a highly dynamic environment and managing an online diary system with hundreds of conflicting requirements requiring prioritisation. You will be an effective communicator and have the ability to interact with a wide range of people. You will have advanced IT skills with proven experience in the use of excel, database and data sharing software, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, web page management, and similar systems.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for applications is Monday 6 September 2021. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office on 01223 332615 or by email on hr-office@eng.cam.ac.uk. Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Andrea C. Ferrari (acf26@eng.cam.ac.uk)

Please quote reference NM26944 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information