|Salary:||£34,308 to £42,155 per annum. A less experienced candidate may be appointed at Grade 6 (£30,502 to £36,386) per annum|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||1st March 2023|
We are seeking a full-time Project Engineer in Hydrogen Powered, Sustainable Aviation Systems to join the Sustainable Aviation Group at the Department of Engineering Science, Oxford Thermofluids Institute. The post is funded for a 3-year fixed-term.
You will be actively involved in the design, procurement and installation of new, novel experimental facilities investigating hydrogen as a potential fuel for aviation propulsion systems. This will require a sound understanding of aspects of mechanical and thermal engineering and an appreciation and understanding of the research requirements. Amongst other tasks, the postholder will assist with the design and specification of the facility equipment including the storage vessels, venting systems, pipework feed system and PLC and data acquisition system.
You should possess a PhD or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline together with relevant experience in the field of thermofluids. You should also have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for reports and publications. There is a possibility to underfill this post at Grade 6 (£30,502 - £36,386 p.a.) if candidate holds a relevant degree but less experience and are seeking a development opportunity.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Alex Murray (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
For more information about working at the Department, see www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about/work-with-us/
Only online applications received before midday on 1 March 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.
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