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Research Associate - System Integration

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Engineering

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th October 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: 12500BR

Vacancy Number: 12500BR

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary research group within Cardiff University School of Engineering. You will conduct research in system modelling and system integration for a hybrid electric propulsion system development project - DragonFLY. The DragonFLY is a novel hybrid electric aircraft development programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and seven industrial partners.  
You will also contribute to the overall research performance of the School and University, carry out research leading to the publishing of high-quality research as well as pursue excellence in research and inspire others to do the same.

This post is full time, available immediately and is fixed term until 31 October 2022.

Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum (Grade 6)

Location of work: Cardiff University School of Engineering and the Aerospace Propulsion Laboratory at St Athan.

Job ref: 12500BR

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Rukshan Navaratne (

For further details about working at Cardiff School of Engineering please contact Mrs Gaynor James (

Closing date: Friday, 29 October 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please NOTE: Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women to apply. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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