UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate in Wind Turbine in Composite Materials

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Posted
19 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate in Wind Turbine in Composite Materials and/or Composite Manufacturing for Wind Turbine Blades 

Job number  ACAD102792 
Queen's School of Engineering 
Open ended contract staff 
Full time 
Salary    £32,004-£36,001 per annum 
Closing date for applications   21-Aug-2017 

Based in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, the Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) and the Wind Blade Research Hub (WBRH), you will carry out fundamental research on aspects of composite materials and/or composite manufacturing for wind turbine blade structures. You will have opportunity to work with this team as well as WBRH partner, ORE Catapult, and the nationally funded SUPERGEN Wind programme. Expertise in composite materials and/or composite manufacturing is essential. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of wind turbines and renewable energies.
 
You will have a first degree in an Engineering based discipline and be expected to hold a PhD (or have submitted) in the field of composite materials and/or composite manufacturing. Under exceptional circumstances, we will consider applicants with significant industrial experience with composite material and/or composite manufacturing process development.
 
This post is being offered on a full time, open ended with funding for up to two years in the first instance, with the possibility of an extension.
 
Informal enquiries can be made to: Professor Paul Weaver Paul.Weaver@bristol.ac.uk  or Dr Alberto Pirrera alberto.pirrera@bristol.ac.uk