Project Assistant/Project Officer - Advanced Materials Technology ASTUTE

Swansea University

Applicants are invited for the position of Project Assistant / Project Officer on the ASTUTE 2020 operation in the College of Engineering, in the area of Advanced Materials Technology (Additive Manufacturing (AM)).

All project staff will be expected to work in teams with other ASTUTE 2020 employees, academics and company employees with a variety of manufacturing companies (SMEs and larger enterprises) on engineering projects that range from 1-2 weeks to 2-3 years in length.

Project Assistants at Grade 7 will carry out their own experimental or computer modelling work as part of industrially-focussed R&D projects. They will perform their own analysis and interpretation of results, and will assist with production of reports, presentations and publications as directed by the project leaders. It is expected that Project Assistants will normally have at least a good first degree or equivalent.

Project Officers at Grade 8 will manage their own technical activities in terms of industrial collaborative R&D projects with a variety of companies. It is expected that Project Officers will normally have a PhD qualification or equivalent.

Expertise Area - Advanced Materials Technology

This theme requires expertise in the field of Additive Manufacturing.

The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation is designed to stimulate growth in West Wales and the Valleys by applying advanced engineering technologies to manufacturing challenges. This multi-million pound project aims to enable projects with manufacturing companies, to generate sustainable, higher value goods and services and bring them to a global market. The operation is led by Swansea University, in collaboration with a number of other Universities across Wales. ASTUTE 2020 has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions. 

To apply, please click here: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingId=5084&nPostingTargetId=8640&id=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LG=UK&mask=suext

Closing date 11pm 8th September 2017

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