|Salary:||£27,929 to £42,155 - please see advert|
|Placed On:||15th March 2023|
|Closes:||12th April 2023|
A position exists, for a Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Engineering, to work on Marine Cloud Brightening.
The post holder will be located in Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Key responsibilities and duties are to develop a system to generate water droplets using different methods and compare the different characteristics. Experiments will start with a single nozzle scheme and progress to examine the interaction of multiple nozzles. The project will then involve modelling of the scheme including developing an engineering system model.
Specific goals include:
The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are completion or close to obtaining a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Science or Applied Maths - with fluid mechanics included as part of the study. Candidates should: have a good understanding of fluid mechanics and liquid-vapour phase change; be familiar with experimental working; and either use of or development of mathematical modelling techniques.
The successful applicant will need to have good communication skills, be able to work within a team and should have some relevant research experience. Personal qualities required are enthusiasm and ability to manage their workload. They will also need to be interested in the topic of Climate Repair.
Appointment at Research Associate level is dependent on having a PhD. Those who have submitted but not yet received their PhD will be appointed at Research Assistant level, which will be amended to Research Associate once the PhD has been awarded.
Salary Ranges: Research Assistant: £27,929 - £32,348; Research Associate: £34,308 - £42,155
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/40065.
Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), publications list and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we may not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please submit your application by midnight on the closing date.
If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor Hugh Hunt (email@example.com) for enquiries of a technical nature, and Claire Whitaker (administrator) email firstname.lastname@example.org (Tel +44 01223 748241) for enquiries related to the application process.
Please quote reference NM35918 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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