|Salary:||£27,000 to £32,000 per annum|
|Placed On:||20th March 2019|
|Closes:||19th April 2019|
Contract Type: Fixed Term for a period of 24 months, with an expected start date of May 2019
Location: Tecomet, Hillsborough, Sheffield. S6 2AN
The post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with contributions from Tecomet. The successful applicant will work with a leading metallurgical research group in the Materials Science and Engineering department at the University of Sheffield and with our industrial partner Tecomet, who are a world leader in the manufacture of orthopaedic devices.
The principal aim of the project will be to embed relevant knowledge, skills and technical capabilities to; characterize existing casting defects such as non-metallic inclusions, gas and misrun defects, identify the source and understand the cause of inclusion formation in the lost wax casting process, and modify current and future casting protocols in order to minimize these defects. The industrial partner is open to innovative solutions and the successful candidate will have the support of a multi-disciplinary team for the implementation.
There is also a training budget associated with this post, which the successful applicant can use for relevant professional development activities.
Applicants should have a Masters degree in Metallurgy or Materials Science (or have equivalent experience) and will be expected to have a sound understanding of metallurgy and metals characterisation techniques.
This is a fixed term position available for a period of 24 months, with an expected start date of May 2019.
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