Research Fellow, Fantasia Research Project

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 per annum
16 May 2022
End of advertisement period
30 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to be a highly productive, ambitious, and collaborative member of the Fantasia research project. As Research Fellow, the successful candidate will contribute to the planning and delivery of the research activity and assist in the development of future research proposals, with the research activity focusing on the development of automated approaches for the finite element analysis of aviation power plants.

This is a great opportunity and the successful candidate will work in close collaboration with both industrial partners (Rolls Royce) and academic partners (Cranfield University).

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate that:

  • You have, or are about to obtain a relevant PhD in the field of Computer Aided Engineering.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience to include:
    • Demonstrable experience with CAD parametrization.
    • Demonstrable experience with Finite Element Analysis.
    • Demonstrable experience in programming/scripting, beyond that taught in undergraduate engineering courses.
    • A proven track record of using numerical models to carry out analyses, critical evaluations, and interpretations of data.

For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click on the Candidate Information link below.

This is a fixed term post for 25 months or available until November 2024, whichever is the soonest. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

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