Lecturer, Gas Turbine Performance

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£42,501 to £47,375 per annum, with additional performance related pay up to £59,219 per annum
19 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Cranfield has consistently been ranked among the best 50 universities in the world in Mechanical Engineering according to the QS ranking. Our world-leading expertise combines a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates design, technology and management expertise.

Organisation Cranfield University
School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday
Contract type Permanent
Salary £42,501 to £47,375 per annum, with additional performance related pay up to £59,219 per annum
Apply by 21/11/2018

Role Description

The Propulsion Engineering Centre within the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM), runs a large international activity embracing applied research, industrial short courses and leading MSc and PhD programmes. It enjoys global visibility and extensive links with industry.  Its interests encompass novel cycles, gas turbine simulation and engine performance diagnostics. Continuing success and growth in the Centre  has created an exciting opportunity in Gas Turbine Performance.  The Centre also benefits from the use of industrial scale facilities that are deployed to carry out unique experimental work.

Applications are invited from motivated individuals with an intimate knowledge of gas turbine engines for aerospace and industrial/marine applications. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a topic relevant to gas turbines, and will be very familiar with advanced Gas Turbine Performance and Modelling. 

The appointee will work very closely with the existing team of the Propulsion Engineering Centre and will make a contribution to related research, teaching and student supervision activities within the Centre. Some industrial experience will be helpful.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Pericles Pilidis, Head of Centre for Propulsion, on (T); +44 (0)1234 754646 or (E);

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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