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Structural/Mechanical Systems Engineer – KTP Associate (Fixed Term)

Research and Enterprise Executive Office

Location:  Off Campus
Salary:   From £24,000 per annum
This position is full time and fixed term for 2 years.
Closing Date:   Sunday 04 February 2018
Interview Date:   Tuesday 20 March 2018
Reference:  EL1138B

An exciting opportunity has become available for a graduate to research, develop and commission a light weight, portable structure where specialist coating operations can take place during inclement weather conditions. The successful candidate will research and develop appropriate technologies for the realisation of a portable, climate-controlled environment. Experience with materials technology, structural expertise, high-performing low energy structures, and an appreciation of energy harvesting/climate control technologies will be advantageous. Building simulation, computer modelling skills and experience of Computer Aided Design, will be highly desirable.

The successful Associate will plan their own day-to-day research activity within the context of the research programme, exhibiting a high degree of autonomy; creation of project plan to capture key milestones and deliverables whilst delivering improvements throughout the duration of the study. An investigation into the business benefits; benchmarking and measuring performance, and classifying how the benefits will be realised, will be undertaken. Where relevant, contributing to the production of papers and other publications, and preparation for, and presentation at, international research conferences, will be supported.

This position is a 24 month fixed term contract, with a £2k per annum dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development. This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. Interviews will be held on 20th February at Floor & Wall, Scunthorpe which is where this position is based.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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