Structural/ Mechanical Systems Engineer – KTP Associate

University of Lincoln - Research and Enterprise

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.

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If you have any queries please email or telephone 01522 886 775. Please quote the job reference number and title in all correspondence.

Closing date: 4th February 2018

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