Postdoctoral Research Associate in Electron Microscopy at University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Electron Microscopy

Course(s) Offered: Electron Microscopy
Course Level: Postdoctoral
Provider: University of Cambridge
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Cambridge (also known as Cambridge University) is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England.

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate (PDRA) to perform advanced electron microscopy studies of hybrid solar cell materials and devices at the University of Cambridge.

The person appointed should have a PhD in Materials Science or related area, and expertise in a range of electron microscopy techniques.

They will be expected to take a leading role in the microscopy performed within the project, interact with collaborators, and help with the supervision of research students. Previous work on photovoltaic, or related materials would be an advantage.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country may apply

Participating Institutions
University of Cambridge

Fields of study
Postdoctoral studies in advanced electron microscopy studying hybrid solar cell materials and devices.

An electron microscope is a microscope that uses a beam of accelerated electrons as a source of illumination. Because the wavelength of an electron can be up to 100,000 times shorter than that of visible light photons, the electron microscope has a higher resolving power than a light microscope and can reveal the structure of smaller objects.

Electron microscopes are used to investigate the ultrastructure of a wide range of biological and inorganic specimens including microorganisms, cells, large molecules, biopsy samples, metals, and crystals.

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
Inquire from the provider

Scholarship benefits
Please inquire the specifics of the Research Associate position from the provider/sponsor, a this has not been made public

Method of Application
To apply, visit the official website to download the Application Form. You must fully fill in the form and submit it in a timely manner. See the application deadline dates below.

Your application deadline is 28 February 2011

The University of Cambridge (also known as Cambridge University) is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209, Cambridge is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university.

Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and over 100 academic departments organised into six schools. The colleges are self-governing institutions founded as integral parts of the university.

Application Deadline: 28 February 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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