|Salary:||£58,284 to £61,823 p.a.|
|Placed On:||15th March 2023|
|Closes:||8th May 2023|
Applications are now invited from suitably qualified candidates for a University Assistant/Associate Professor in Propulsion and Power. The particular specialty of the appointee is not prescribed but will be in the broad areas of Net Zero Flight and Energy and the appointee will be based at the Whittle Laboratory.
The Whittle Laboratory has an international reputation as one of the world's leading centres for research in propulsion for flight and in land-based power generation. This is a thriving research area with strong international links and collaborations with industry, government research labs and academia. The Whittle Laboratory has 50 years history of industrial engagement with Rolls-Royce, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Siemens and more recently with companies such as Dyson, Reaction Engines, Blue Bear Systems Research and Lilium. The appointee should therefore have experience in working closely with industry.
The Whittle Laboratory has a strong focus on the technology needed to transition the flight and energy section to Net Zero. In aviation, this aligns with the establishment of the UK's Jet Zero Council, the FlyZero project and the UK government's aim of achieving zero carbon flight by 2035. In energy, technologies for cost effective Net Zero power generation, energy storage and demand reduction of heating and cooling are key to the transition.
The duties of the post mainly concern research and teaching, and research activity is expected to account for 60% of time whereas teaching and administration is expected to account for 40% of time. For research, the primary requirement will be to develop a record of world-class research commensurate with the Department's international reputation. The successful candidate will play a full part in ensuring that the Department maintains its top-rank research rating. Responsibilities will include teaching within thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer throughout the four-year Engineering Tripos and at post-graduate level.
The successful candidate will be based at the Whittle Laboratory in West Cambridge. The appointment will be for a probationary period of five years and, subject to satisfactory performance, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/39266.
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The interviewing panel will meet soon after the closing date in order to produce a short-list; references may be solicited. Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit the Department, give a short seminar/lecture and attend a formal interview. This process is expected to take place in July 2023.
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