NCC Chair in Composites Manufacture and Design

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
24 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (within the Faculty of Engineering, University of Bristol) and the National Composites Centre UK (part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult) are seeking to make a joint appointment to the role of NCC Chair in Composites Manufacturing and Design. This is a key opportunity to play a major role in the world leading composites activities across Bristol, providing leadership in developing new research and technology at the NCC and the University, and strengthening collaboration between the two organizations. The successful candidate is expected to spend about half of their time at the NCC, and half at the University, also contributing to teaching and research leadership in their particular discipline.

As befits a professorial appointment, the candidate should have an international reputation based on an extensive track record of innovative research and a recognised contribution to composites manufacture and/or design and their transfer to industrial practice. A strong background and credibility within both academic and relevant industrial domains is desired as well as an enthusiasm for international calibre teaching.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 30th September 2018.

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