Research Fellow or Lecturer in Gas Turbine Performance

Cranfield, United Kingdom
Research Fellow - £32,656 per annum, Lecturer - £42,501 per annum
22 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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 Research Fellow - £32,656 per annum, Lecturer - £42,501 per annum
Apply by 31/03/2019

Role Description

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.

The Propulsion Engineering Centre within 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.  The Centre’s 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 for the position of Research Fellow or Lecturer are invited from motivated individuals familiar with advanced Gas Turbine Performance and Modelling and an intimate knowledge of gas turbine engines for aerospace and/or industrial/marine applications.  You will be joining an exciting, vibrant Centre involved in cutting edge research and teaching provision.   

As Research Fellow you will be a confident and independent researcher, educated to Doctorate level (or close to completion) in gas turbines. You will have proven experience of leading Research Activities and a track record of publishing in high quality journals.

As Lecturer you will be educated to Doctorate Level and have proven experience as a PI for projects with major clients and a proven track record of income generation. Demonstrable experience in CPD education with the ability to lead Research Activities and a strong track record of publishing in high quality journals is essential.  You will also have a demonstrable track record of delivering high quality teaching and student experience.

You will work very closely with the existing team of the Propulsion Engineering Centre and you will make a contribution to related research, teaching and student supervision activities within the Centre. There will be opportunities to grow and develop your career and make a major positive contribution to the Centre’s activities.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Pericles Pilidis, Head of Centre for Propulsion, on +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 4646 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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