|Salary:||£38,205 to £44,263 per annum – Grade 7|
|Placed On:||3rd October 2023|
|Closes:||22nd October 2023|
The Faculty of Science and Engineering wish to appoint a Technical Specialist to provide teaching and research support for the School of Engineering Computing and Mathematics (SECAM).
You will work as part of a team under the direction of the School Technical Manager to lead and develop all aspects of the new Energy and Sustainability Laboratory which incorporates our new Closed Return Sub-Sonic Wind Tunnel in the new Engineering and Design Facility building, opening Autumn 2023. The E & S Laboratory will provide engineering students with hands-on experience of experimentation and analysis using modern laboratory equipment, instrumentation and data capture techniques; it will be a facility for the characterisation of the thermodynamic and fluid-dynamic principles of technical systems for teaching, research and commercial applications.
You will need to demonstrate the relevant skills, a suitable amount of work experience and a commitment to technical delivery/technical education within the technical team.
You will be expected to have a degree or substantial experience in a relevant subject (including, but not limited to: mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, aerodynamics or hydrodynamics). You should have experience of running and maintaining appropriate machinery and equipment, of running experimental testing and modelling, with data capture and analysis skills. It is desirable that you have experience of designing experimental testing or modelling and have experience of coordinating and managing these projects in an experimental or developmental environment.
For the right candidate we are open to a range of previous experience including in: thermo-fluid mechanics, testing of aerodynamic/hydrodynamic devices and testing of thermodynamic equipment and cycles.
You will support a broad range of activities including supporting undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory teaching and projects, research, outreach activities and developing the exciting commercial opportunities this new laboratory presents. You will enjoy working in a fast paced and dynamic environment, and will have the ability to engage students, colleagues and external stakeholders.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Charlotte Cree by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01752 586204.
Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Sunday 22nd October 2023
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 6th November 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.
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