City, University of London

City, University of London

RAEng/Howden Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job number

 SST00201

School / Service

 School of Science & Technology

Department

 Department of Engineering

Location

 Tait Building

Contract type

 Fixed-term

Job category

 Research

Hours

 Full-time

Salary min

 £41,732

Salary max

 £48,350

Publication date

 08-Feb-2024

Closing date

 27-Feb-2024

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The culture at City is built on our shared core values, which means that all employees are expected to behave according to our values: “We care, We learn, We act.”

Background

The Centre for Compressor Technology in the Department of Engineering, School of Science and Technology, City, University of London is recruiting for a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the project to develop modelling techniques for twin screw vacuum pumps. The post is initially offered for one year with possibility to extend subject to exceptional track record of the candidate in research, publications and support in teaching and consultancy

Responsibilities

The main responsibilites of a succesful candidate will be to conduct experimental, analytical and computational studies on rotary positive displacement machines with particular focus on conjugate heat transfer in leakage gaps of these machines

Other areas of contribution will be in research administration, dissemination of research findings to conferences, journals and funding bodies, protection of IP and commercialisation activities and some limited teaching.

Person Specification

The post holder should have a relevant PhD in Mechanical Engineering, preferably in positive displacement rotary machines. The post holder should have experience in research in the areas of numerical and experimental methods in thermal power systems. Good understanding of solid fluid interaction in rotating machinery is required.

Prior experience in modelling and experimental work on rotary machines is desireable.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 27th February 2024 at 11:59pm.

For an informal discussion please contact Ahmed Kovacevic via [email protected]

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

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Available documents
  • SST00201 JD.pdf
  • Job details

    Title

    RAEng/Howden Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Employer

    City, University of London

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 27, 2024

    Job type

    Postdoc

    Field

    Engineering,Space Science

    About the employer

    City, University of London is a public research institution. Since the year 2016, it has been serving as the University of London's constituent college. Established in the year 1894, it used to be recognized as the Northampton Institute. It gained the status of a university when the royal charter created the City University in 1966. Known for its academic excellence, the institution shares a strong association with the City of London. Owing to its academic record, focus on business and professional and central location in the heart of London, the university attracts students from across the world.

    The campus of the institution is situated in Central London along with other locations located in the City, Islington, West End, and East End. The university is home to five schools including the School of Health Sciences, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, Cass Business School, The City Law School and the School of Arts & Social Sciences. The academic structure of the institute is further completed by its Graduate School, the Department for Learning Enhancement & Development (LEaD) and interdisciplinary centres. There are about 40 centres and academic departments within the various schools of the university. From a well-stocked library to a student centre and typical lecture theatre, the university's campus has everything needed to facilitate a positive and conducive learning environment.

    The institute houses around 20,210 students (46% out of which are enrolled at postgraduate level) from 160 plus countries and the staff from about 75 countries. Currently university has 250 Indian students. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level degree programs along with certificates and diplomas to students. More than two-thirds of the programs of the institution are well-recognized by professional bodies like BPS, BCS, CILIP, HPC, ICE, and RICS. Further, the university has an online career network where current students are assisted by former students.

    More than 140,000 former students from 180 countries constitute the remarkable alumni network of the university. Some of the notable members of its alumni family include Jawaharlal Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Sharon Maguire, Ellie Crisell, Ruby Hammer, Jerry Fishenden, Professor Ebrahim Moosa and Liu Mingkang

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