Research Assistant in Strengthening of Existing Masonry Structures by Using Advanced and Sustainable Materials - (16 month FTC, 0.6 FTE)

University of West London
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,582 to £31,220
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Research Assistant in Strengthening of Existing Masonry Structures by Using

Advanced and Sustainable Materials - (16 month FTC, 0.6 FTE)

School of Computing & Engineering

Location: St Mary's Road Salary: £25,582 to £31,220 per annum Release Date: Monday 15 April 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 19 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: COMP0061

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We are the t op University in the UK for Student Experience and for Teaching Quality in the Times and Sunday Times Complete University Guide 2024 and University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

The UWL community is a diverse body of students and staff who work together to create an environment of success and achievement. We celebrate the diversity of our staff and promote our values in practice through our commitment to inclusivity, progression, and success.

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The School

The School of Computing and Engineering of the UWL is highly engaged in research. We are always looking for talented, qualified research students across a broad range of subject areas. We offer excellent facilities such as the concrete testing lab, the soil and geotechnics lab, two electronics labs, an architecture studio and dedicated computing labs.

The Role

The School of Computing and Engineering of the University of West London is seeking to recruit a part-time (0.6 FTE) Research Assistant for the funded research project “Strengthening of Existing Masonry Structures by Using Advanced and Sustainable Materials”. This project will focus on developing novel and sustainable materials and the strengthening of masonry structures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting experimental work, developing and assessing novel and sustainable materials, such as Ultra High- Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete, and applying these materials for the strengthening of masonry structures.

The candidate will contribute to research papers for submission to academic journals and presentations at international conferences.

The Person

Candidates should hold an MSc or be near completion (or hold) of a PhD in the area of Structural Engineering and/or Construction Materials. Equivalent professional experience will also be considered. Experience in experimental work and numerical modelling will be an advantage. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, have critical thinking skills, team working skills, but also to have the ability to work independently.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https: // &pid=0

Please email [email protected] if you need any assistance with the application process.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Dr Spyridon Paschalis at [email protected]

Additional Information

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.

We will intermittently review the applications as part of this open advert, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time.

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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