Research Associate - Optical Measurement
Physical and Environmental Sciences,Physics and Astronomy,Engineering and Technology,Mechanical Engineering,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Short info about job
Company: Loughborough University
Department: Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 Subject to annual pay award
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1472 1095855
Fax: +44-1380 5155029
Detail information about job Research Associate - Optical Measurement. Terms and conditions vacancy
Fixed Term until 31 October 2018
Loughborough University conducts research into advanced engine technology to improve engine performance, emissions and sustainability.
These are exciting opportunities to join an established group on a large new project developing new engine technology. The work will be with major international engine/vehicle manufacturers and suppliers and is supported by the national Advanced Propulsion Centre UK www.apcuk.co.uk.
Applicants must have a good honours degree in mechanical/electrical engineering or related subject, and ideally have relevant postgraduate research or industrial experience in any of the following areas: optical measurement, fluid flow; combustion; heat transfer; chemical processes; IC engines; or gas turbines. Experience of project planning and use of advanced measurement techniques is essential.Candidates will be expected to have good communication skills. Experience with modelling techniques and experimental instrumentation and an interest in automotive and IC engine product development is desirable.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Professor Graham Hargrave,Professor of Optical Diagnostics, [email protected], +44(0)1509 227526.
Application Closing Date: 27 September 2017.
Loughborough University is committed to achieving equality and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.