Research Associate in Weld Structural Performance – MATTEAR project

The University of Manchester - School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering

Closing Date : 12/03/2018
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2019
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
School/Directorate : School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering
Division : 
Hours Per week : 1 FTE
Salary : £31,604 to 38,833 per annum
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-11463

You will join the Modelling and Simulation Centre (MaSC), which brings together leading numerical modelling expertise in all areas of engineering and materials science. 

MATTEAR forms part of the BEIS/Innovate UK Nuclear Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Research Programme. It is a 15 month project led by Wood Group Plc, also involving the University of Manchester, TWI, and the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. Part of MATTEAR involves the development and understanding of EB welding processes applies to large components fabricated from low alloy reactor pressure vessel steels such as SA508 Gr 3 and SA508 Gr 4N, building upon the research conducted at Manchester as part of the NNUMAN EPSRC Programme Grant.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Mike Smith


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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