Lead Test-Facility Research and Development Engineer

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 6th of August 2018

Grade 7: £31,604 -£38,833 per annum (with discretionary range up to £42,418 for exceptional candidates)

We are seeking a full-time Lead Test-Facility Research and Development Engineer to join the Osney Thermofluids research group at the Department of Engineering Science Osney Lab/central Oxford). The post is funded by ATI/Rolls-Royce and is fixed-term for 3 years.


The Osney Thermofluids Laboratory has significantly expanded its high-TRL test capability, by developing methods for ultra-accurate mass flow rate measurement, nozzle guide vane aerodynamic loss, and metal effectiveness (overall cooling performance). A grant will enable the development of a next-generation version of this facility. You will be responsible for the design and development of this new facility.


This position is highly technical and requires a candidate with extensive knowledge of: advanced aerodynamic and heat transfer experimental techniques; facility concept design; detailed engineering design and management of complex projects. You should also hold a PhD degree in turbomachinery (Or be near completion) or a related field with emphasis on experimental work.


Discussions about the role are encouraged and applicants should contact Thomas Povey, Professor of Engineering Science

Thomas.Povey@eng.ox.ac.uk


Further information can be found at http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/jobs/home


Only online applications received before midday on 6th August 2018 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact: Thomas Povey, Professor of Engineering Science