Research Fellow in Objective and Subjective Characterisation of Textile Materials

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job posting number: #7236148 (Ref:AHCDE1280)

Posted: April 12, 2024

Job Description

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a background in textile technology with instrumental analysis experience?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities? 

This industry supported project “Objective and Subjective Characterisation of Textile Materials” aims to establish improved understanding of the nature of the interface interaction between the textile material and the skin. The ground-breaking approach will link textile materials insight with interface characterisation. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team of experts to carry out research about textile materials, fabric/skin characterisation and laundering and will be actively involved in research, potentially producing high quality publications and contributing to the School’s Research Excellence Framework (REF).

You will have a PhD (or near completion) in textile technology and ideally some experience in instrumental analysis technology. In addition, you are developing a record of research commensurate with the level of the post and with a clear indication of the ability to achieve internationally recognised standards of excellence. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Chris Carr, Principal Investigator

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3094

Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31/07/24 to complete a specific task or time limited work.)
Release Date:  Thursday 11 April 2024
Closing Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2024
Reference:  AHCDE1280

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