|Salary:||£28,762 to £33,314 per annum, plus £2,166 per annum London Weighting Salary S6|
|Placed On:||23rd September 2022|
|Closes:||21st October 2022|
Full – time, Fixed Term 36 months
Applications are invited for the position of ALIVE Project Research Technician to support the development of high-performance aluminium alloy extrusion for incorporation in battery enclosures and their associated vehicle structures for electric and hybrid vehicles to be manufactured in UK.
Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST) is a speciality research centre focusing on solidification related research with an international reputation and is the host of two national centres of excellence in liquid metal engineering (the EPSRC Centre – LiME) and in circular economy of metals (UKRI Interdisplinary Centre for Circular Metals). BCAST is well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for both solidification processing and materials characterisation. See http://bcast.brunel.ac.uk for more information. Both the AMCC & AMPC form a new state of the art scale up facility that bridges the gap between fundamental research and full scale industrialisation and is aimed at meeting the short, medium and long term needs of the automotive industry.
The successful candidate will support the setting up of experimental procedures, design of experiment, participation of experiment, preparation of samples and carry out routine maintenance of metal characterisation and testing instruments.
We will consider qualified and well-motivated applicants from varying scientific and/or technical backgrounds with either strong or limited practical experience in metal characterisation, testing and preparation of samples.
The successful candidate should GCSE Maths & English grade C or equivalent or relevant vocational qualification, and technical qualification with an interest and hands-on experience in science and engineering disciplines. In addition, the appointee should have good communication skills and be a team player.
Closing date for receipt of applications is: 21 October 2022
*This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.
Brunel University London is fully committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive workforce culture. We support flexible working. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under- represented in our workforce.
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