Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Exeter - College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

The starting salary will be £33,943 to £41,709 on Grade F, depending on skills and experience

Fixed term

The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to support the work of Professor David Zhang. This post is available from February 2017 for 44 months. The project will investigate digital flexible manufacturing systems as well as metallic additive manufacture applications in the space industry.

The post will include collaborating with our industry and academic partners, conducting high quality theoretical and applied research, assistance with supervision of PhD students as well as developing new grant applications. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes.

For further information please contact Prof David Zhang, e-mail or telephone (01392 723641).

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P53313 in any correspondence.

The College is working towards department Silver Athena SWAN awards as a commitment to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects: science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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