ERDF funded Early Stage Researcher positions available

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The Open Innovation Hub for Antimicrobial Surfaces at the University of Liverpool is seeking to appoint two suitably qualified individuals as Early Stage Researchers to work within a recently awarded ERDF programme “Formulated Materials for Infectious Disease Prevention”. The ERDF programme brings together an Interdisciplinary Team from the University of Liverpool (UoL), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Unilever and Against Malaria Foundation.

Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) will build new research capability and knowledge in Antimicrobial and Anti-infective Surfaces and Materials in the Liverpool City Region and will pay an important role in delivering ‘real-life’ solutions to industry. The ESR's have the opportunity to work toward a PhD at the University of Liverpool.

You should be highly self-motivated and a Masters level qualification with a good degree (1 or 2i) in any of the following subjects: chemistry, physics, materials science, biophysics, biomedical science, or a related Science subject, with demonstrable expertise in at least one of the following areas:

  • The preparation, functionalisation and characterisation of surfaces
  • Spectroscopic and imaging techniques
  • Functional Surfaces and Materials
  • Microbial Cell-Surface interactions

Positions are only open for UK/EU citizens only.

Applicants should email a copy of their CV to Professor Raval ( along with email addresses for 2 academic referees.

Closing date is Friday 21st August 2020

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European Regional Development Fund