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Research Fellow in Granular and Particle Dynamics

University of Leeds - Faculty of Engineering - School of Civil Engineering

Location: Leeds
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 p.a., Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st January 2019
Closes: 20th February 2019
Job Ref: ENGCV1090

Are you a highly-motivated research professional with a passion for interdisciplinary scholarship? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities? 

Dr Raul Fuentes has been awarded a 5 year EPSRC Fellowship called MOLE that aims to developing novel robotic systems that interact with the ground. You will join the team that will revolutionise robotics and ground interaction.

In this role you will work in a truly multi-disciplinary team alongside experienced roboticists. The team also involves a collaboration with the World-leading group led by Professor Itai Einav at the University of Sydney. 

Holding a PhD (or close to completion) in the area of experimental or modelling of granular or particle systems’ dynamics, you will have a strong background in modelling of granular and / or particle dynamics and experience in undertaking experimental work in granular / particle dynamics, and an understanding of multiphase problems in granular / particle dynamics.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Raul Fuentes, Pro-Dean International – Faculty of Engineering, and Associate Professor of Infrastructure Engineering, School of Civil Engineering

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2282 or email: r.fuentes@leeds.ac.uk

Further information

The Faculty of Engineering is proud to have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Working Time: 37.5 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term (4 years - due to grant funding)

   
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