Research Fellow in Mechanical or Energy Engineering

Oxford Brookes University
May 27, 2024
Offerd Salary:£34,980
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Research Fellow in Mechanical or Energy Engineering

£34,980, rising annually to £38,205 Full Time, Fixed Term - Researcher

The School of Architecture in the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment is looking to recruit a Research Fellow in Mechanical or Energy Engineering.

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www. vacancies/working-at-brookes.

You will be responsible for:

  • Work closely with the Architectural Engineering Research Group at OBU and the Technical Manager Product Development at Tata Steel UK to provide high-level research support
  • Coordinate the planning, design, construction, setup, testing and breakdown of all research projects and testing needs as well as interpretation and outcomes of research & testing
  • To deliver outcomes by, contributing towards the creation of reports and presentations to industry partners, funders and customers
  • Responsible for writing papers for publication and attend meetings and/or conferences
  • Assist in the writing and presentation of funding applications
  • Develop collaborative research with other individuals and groups in the School, University or externally as appropriate to the needs of the overall research programme
  • Undertake specialist lectures/seminars
  • Timely completion of work, reporting and analysing of results to agreed development plans
  • Contribute to the supervision of PhD students if necessary
  • Any other duties as required by the line manager/mentor within expectation of the appointed grade.
  • You should have:

  • A PhD in Mechanical or Energy Engineering or other relevant subject area
  • Prior working experience in Mechanical, energy, or other engineering related research or consultancy
  • Knowledge and experience of testing environments and monitoring devices in an engineering context
  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques
  • Proficiency with Matlab and Arduino or similar programming languages such C/C++, Python, and JavaScript
  • Understanding of integrated systems
  • Ability to organise and to meet deadlines
  • A commitment to research and the customer benefit & value that can be demonstrated as a result
  • Self-motivation and be resourceful and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to make operational decisions relating to own research projects
  • Experience in using specialist knowledge of research area to devise solutions to unpredictable and unexpected research outcomes
  • Appropriate strategies for tackling different types of problems involving a synthesis of prior subject knowledge
  • General sensitivity when dealing with confidential and data protection issues
  • Experience as an independent researcher or post-doctoral researcher with at least one high quality publication as evidence of research excellence.
  • This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points-based immigration system, and will be dependent on the candidate meeting one of the criteria to rely on tradeable points.

    At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.

    As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

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    https: // Closing Date : 27-May-2024 Vacancy ID : 164364 Faculty or Directorate : Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 04-Apr-2024

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