Research Associate in Multiphase Flow Metering

University of Kent - School of Engineering and Digital Arts

Do you have experience in multiphase flow metering, using industrial flowmeters or other sensors? Do you have the ability to design and undertake experimental work?

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate as part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships scheme to work alongside academic experts in the project area.

This role is offered as full time for a fixed term period of two years and will be based at KROHNE Limited in Wellingborough.

As Research Associate you will:

  • Develop a new multiphase flow metering technology using industrial flowmeters and other relevant sensors based on as soft computing approach.
  • Perform experimental work related to flow measurement and instrumentation.
  • Contribute to the product release and marketing of the developed two-phase flowmeters.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD in electronic engineering, measurement and instrumentation, computer science or a related discipline or equivalent.
  • Experience in conducting large-scale practical experimental work and data analysis.
  • The ability to design and undertake experimental work.

KROHNE Limited is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation. KROHNE Limited is the group’s global centre of excellence for Coriolis mass flowmeter technology. Its manufacturing plant in Wellingborough is where the award winning OPTIMASS range of mass flowmeters is produced.

The School of Engineering & Digital Arts was founded in 1966 as the Electronics Laboratory. This combination of digital arts with engineering and technology in one school is a unique characteristic of the School. The School is engaged in high-quality research with significant national and international impact while offering excellent opportunities for graduate studies.

The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS) has existed from the earliest days of the University of Kent and is part of the Faculty of Sciences within the University. It offers a vibrant research environment and excellent programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science and Finance. Currently there are over 1,000 students pursuing these programmes.

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 11 October 2017

Interviews are to be held: date to be confirmed

Please click on the apply button below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: STM0833

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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