|Salary:||£27,929 to £34,308 Grade 6, per annum|
|Placed On:||31st January 2023|
|Closes:||21st February 2023|
We are seeking to recruit an Experimental Officer to support laboratory-based activities run by the Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC). The Centre provides continuing professional development (CPD) courses and consultancy directly to industry, as well as undertaking collaborative research projects, and is part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Experimental Officer role is to support the delivery of these services, particularly practical teaching activities in the CPD courses.
The CPD courses mainly concern hydraulic components and circuits, but also include control systems and electrical drives. Each course attracts 10-20 industrial delegates, and is typically 4 days in duration, including lectures, tutorials and laboratory exercises.
The post holder will:
A knowledge of electro-mechanical systems is required, preferably with experience of hydraulics and electrohydraulics. The successful applicant will also have excellent communication skills.
About the Department
We are one of the leading Mechanical Engineering Departments in the UK, and provide a progressive technical and academic environment. You will benefit from the supportive Department and Faculty system at the University. Within the Department, the Centre for PTMC leads state-of-the-art research in fluid power, actuation, and the dynamics and control of electro-mechanical systems, as well as running CPD courses and offering consultancy services. The Centre was established in 1968 and has a very strong international research reputation.
Informal enquiries about the post may be made to either:
Professor Andrew Plummer, Director, Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386140, A.R.Plummer@bath.ac.uk
Mrs Gillian Elsworth, Secretary, Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386371, G.Elsworth@bath.ac.uk
What we can offer you:
We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected & encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations & have made a positive commitment towards gender equality & intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups such as Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic and disabled people, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.
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