View All Vacancies
Research Fellow (Senior) - Additive manufacturing or Advanced materials processing & characterisation
Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing - School of Engineering
£38,786 to £48,328
3 Year Fixed Term Contract
|Hours per Week:
||Sunday 23 April 2017
• Additive manufacturing
• Advanced materials processing and characterisation
This is an excellent opportunity for (senior) research fellow position in Faculty of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing to work on projects related to the new centre of excellence for sustainable advanced manufacturing (CESAM). CESAM is a translational hub for technology transfer to Nissan Manufacturing and its supply chain in collaboration with University of Sunderland.
The position requires an experienced researcher (Postdoctoral experience) with capability of independent research and very good understanding of the manufacturing environment and its need for rapid and high quality technology transfer. You will have demonstrated research track record in either additive manufacturing or advanced materials. The sub-categories for each area are as follows:
A) Additive manufacturing processes
• 3D printing
• Laser processing
• Solid state manufacturing
B) Advanced materials
• Lightweight materials
• Materials characterisation
It is expected that you will be able to plan, design and perform research on multiple projects as it is demanded by the centre. You will be able to identify appropriate funding sources and contribute to proposal writing for funding applications. A good appreciation of the automotive industry and its supply chain in terms of latest state of art technologies is also required. Experience in supervision and management of research students in the relevant area is highly desirable.
To apply please click on the 'apply online' button, complete the application form and submit a recent copy of your CV. Informal enquires regarding the post could be directed to Professor Elaheh Ghassemieh at Elaheh.Ghassemieh@sunderland.ac.uk
Please note that this role is
eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.
Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website www.gov.uk