Research Associate

24 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Lab is looking for a candidate to join them as a Research Associate.

Job Description:

  • Develop conceptual design methods and perform hybrid-electric aircraft system architecture preliminary design and trade studies
  • Improve the aerodynamic and propulsion component models within hybrid-electric aircraft power and propulsion sizing tool
  • Determine optimal operational power scheduling methods for various hybrid-electric architectures, using modern optimisation strategies
  • Investigate dynamic responses of hybrid-electric propulsion systems for different aircraft mission profiles
  • Support work on propulsion tool verifications with hybrid-electric aircraft demonstrator platforms

Job Requirements: 

  • A Masters in Aerospace Engineering with a strong academic record
  • Deep understanding of the physics and fundamental theory of flight dynamics and aircraft propulsion systems, such as gas-turbines or motor-driven propellers
  • Knowledge and/or prior work experience in system-level aircraft conceptual designs, aircraft integration, and performance analysis
  • Experience with programming and using Matlab, Simulink, engineering analysis software packages and/or CAD packages
  • Strong versatility and desire to work in multidisciplinary projects, including mechanical, electrical, propulsion, and software disciplines
  • Must have experience working in a team environment, along with good oral and written communication skills in English

Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be notified. 

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