Senior Research Fellow in Engineering Control Systems

University of Nottingham Department of Engineering

United Kingdom

Senior Research Fellow Engineering Control Systems (fixed term)

Closing Date
Tuesday, 15th June 2021
Job Type
£40322 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Gas Turbine Transmission Research Centre (G2TRC) requires a Senior Research Fellow to work on control of mechanical transmissions and electromechanical systems. G2TRC has a large multi-disciplinary team of researchers, engineers, technicians, support staff and academics who work together to deliver research from fundamental principles to high technology readiness level (TRL).  

The post will involve the development and deployment of real-time control of electromechanical machines and prototype test rigs focussing on understanding phenomena and behaviour in engines. The person appointed will be expected to develop their own independent line of research into machinery control. The role holder will be responsible for developing and programming control systems in complex situations. Sometimes this will involve overseeing subcontracted control work. At other times it will involve supervising others in the task of delivering controllers. However, it will be a pre-requisite of the appointment that the role-holder can independently carry out a wide range of controller developments. They will be responsible for ensuring that relevant programmes of work are carried out in a robust, timely, and well-documented manner. 

This is a full-time post, available immediately and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of at least 36 months in the first instance. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Due to the nature of this post, all offers of employment will be subject to the appropriate level of security clearance and an independent verification of unspent convictions obtained by means of a Basic Disclosure Certificate obtained from Disclosure Scotland, or an overseas police check.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Seamus Garvey, by email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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