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Position: Research Associate in Computational Fluid Dynamics
Institution: University of Sheffield
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Manage data collection and storage on a day-to-day basis. Liaise closely with other academics, advisers and administrators relevant to the study. Collect and analyse a variety of primary and secondary quantitative and qualitative data from multiple sources. Take a lead role in the analysis and writing up of survey data, using multi-level modelling. Read and review literature as appropriate. Assist in the writing of the project website/blog, newsletters, reports and scholarly publications. Contribute to conference presentations, practitioner workshops and research advisory group meetings, as well as assisting in the running of them
Requirements: You will have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mechanical engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. You will have a good honours degree and PhD (or be close to completion) and have the ability to code and create new User Defined Functions (UDFs) is a key activity
   
Text: Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Recruiters Your Account Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Your Account Recruiters Back to search results Research Associate in Computational Fluid Dynamics University of Sheffield - Faculty of Engineering: Department of Mechanical Engineering Location: Sheffield Salary: £31,302 to £39,609 Grade 7 per annum, with potential to progress to £43,267 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 10th September 2018 Closes: 7th October 2018 Job Ref: UOS020286 Contract Type: Fixed-term until 30 September 2020 Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Mechanical Engineering for a Research Associate to work as part of one of the UK’s leading applied research groups, specialising in end use energy reduction in the built environment. From Qatar 2022 to heat recovery in UK homes, the spectrum of projects is vast and challenging. We are looking for a dynamic new researcher to engage and act as a role model for our outstanding PhD students. The successful candidate will work in the built environment research group, working on high profile and high impact projects. The Research Associate will be supported and actively encouraged to attend conferences and publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals. You will have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mechanical engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. You will have a good honours degree and PhD (or be close to completion) and have the ability to code and create new User Defined Functions (UDFs) is a key activity. You will take a leading role in a programme of research focusing on the development of a novel porous media model for heat recovery and storage within the built environment. The project is funded as part of the BEIS Thermal Efficiency Fund and you will contribute to the development of a new technology for a university start-up company as part of the project. You will take a leading role in managing the project and developing the porous media model, which will be validated using our own sub-sonic wind tunnel. As a senior member of the research group you will take a lead in motivating and guiding the PhD students and have the opportunity to develop you academic skills base in both teaching and grant development. In addition you will work closely with the industrial partner to develop your commercial awareness and broaden your experience. We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information. Closing date 7 October 2018 Fixed-term until 30 September 2020 We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please Advert information Type / Role: Subject Area(s): Location(s): Job tools More jobs from University of Sheffield More jobs like this Join in and follow us Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2018 Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2018 IE11 Trigger Browser Upgrade Recommended jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers. For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:
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