|Salary:||£30,395 to £39,609 With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year|
|Placed On:||3rd December 2018|
|Closes:||25th January 2019|
Fixed Term – up to to 30 September 2021
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
This post will be part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund
The University of Birmingham has been awarded funding from ESIF and its partners to form a Smart Factory Hub (SmartFub). There is a need for a highly qualified Technical Research Officer at the University to support the establishment of industrially relevant SmartFub Demonstrators and the take up of digital technologies to enable high-value and sustainable manufacturing via a range of technology transfer channels and collaborations within SmartFub. Working closely with researchers and industry partners at the University of Birmingham and beyond, the successful applicant will assist businesses in developing new products and processes by conducting technology audits, feasibility studies and industry-focused R&D projects. The successful applicant will be using state-of-art advanced manufacturing facilities already available at the University and will also be involved in the development of the Smart Factory Physical Demonstrator that will complement and extend the existing capabilities in digital technologies for additive/subtractive manufacturing, surface engineering and Industry 4.0 enabled smart factories.
The post will be based in the School of Engineering at Birmingham although the post holder will be expected to work on locations from time to time. The role will also involve collaboration with SMEs therefore, the ability to interact with external commercial organisations is a prerequisite for this position.
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Closing date: 25 January 2019 Reference: 80458
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