- Location: Oxford
- Sector: Industry
- Job Hours: Full-Time
- Job Role: Nanotechnology
- Company: Cranleigh Recruitment Solutions
- Salary: £28000 – £40000 per annum + Benefits
- Job reference: 2112
- Posted Date: 25 May 2010 17:04:38
Research Scientist – Next Generation Photovoltaics – Oxfordshire – £28-40K + Excellent Benefits
A Researcher with a scientific background and experience in Dye – sensitized , hybrid or organic solar cells, Photo – electrochemical conversion systems and Nano – materials for solar cells is required to join a leading manufacturer of technologies and products for lighting, image displays, electronics and energy generation.
Our client is a leading global organisation that is currently looking to build a comprehensive research and development programme on innovative technologies for renewable energy, primarily based on exploiting the power of the sun.
The post holder will be responsible for developing the next generation nanoscale solar cells with high efficiency and low cost. Working in a team environment, the role requires innovation and development of key technologies based on new fundamental mechanisms to increase overall solar cell efficiency and reliability.
The successful candidate will have experience in the following areas:
Dye – sensitized, hybrid or organic solar cells.
Photo – electrochemical conversion systems.
Nano – materials for solar cells.
You will also possess a strong academic qualification, ideally a PhD in chemistry, physics or materials science.
For more experienced candidates a track record of quality and innovation in research, as evidenced by significant publications, patents or other achievements, is also required.
In addition, you should be strongly motivated, possess good communication skills and show evidence of an ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Our client offers an excellent relocation and employment package including competitive salary, pension, life assurance and local amenity benefits, with excellent training and career development prospects.
Basic Salary £28-40K+ Dependent upon skills and experience.