|Salary:||£30,487 to £45,585 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||25th October 2023|
Location: University Park
Applications are invited for the above position to join the Manufacturing Metrology Team (MMT), as part of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing, at the University of Nottingham. The Manufacturing Metrology Team conducts fundamental research to enable the next generation of off-line and in-line metrology tools for advanced manufacturing methods with focus on precision manufacturing and advanced manufacturing. More information can be found on our website (www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/manufacturing-metrology)
MMT has recently been awarded an ERC grant to develop fast in-process optical metrology methods using basic theory, machine learning and uncertainty analysis.
The research fellow will conduct research into theoretical optical modelling for optical instruments. This will include testing and applications for in-process measurements. Experience in experimental work with optical surface topography measuring instruments is desirable.
Candidates must have an excellent PhD degree (or be close to completion) in relevant fields in Engineering or Physics. Strong skills in model development are essential. It is also expected that the candidate will demonstrate high level communication and organisational skills.
This full-time (36.25 hour) post is available from January 2024 and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period 48 months. Job share arrangements may be considered.
The Faculty of Engineering was the first in the UK to be awarded an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in Engineering (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at www.nottingham.ac.uk/engineering/athena-swan.
The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Richard Leach (firstname.lastname@example.org) Please note that applications made directly to this Email address will not be accepted.
Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration. Please visit: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration for more information.
For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.
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