Research Fellow, Engineering and Physical Sciences

University of Birmingham

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United Kingdom

Position type:

Full time


£29,301 to £38,183

03 Jan 2017
22 Jan 2017

Full details:

Reference number: BIR-56508

Job Purpose

To contribute to the achievement of the School’s research strategy by undertaking specified research activities within an established research programme, and to provide support in management of the project.

The post holder will carry out research on the development of Selective Laser Melting (SLM) and Direct Laser Deposition (DLD) technologies for advanced functionally graded metallic systems. This programme falls into the college of engineering and physical sciences strategy in terms of maintaining school international leading profile in advanced materials processing research.

Person Specification

Qualifications: Normally a PhD or EngD in one of the following subjects: Metallurgy and Material Science, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering

Knowledge & Experience:

  • • Significant research experience in Selective Laser Melting and Direct Laser Deposition of Metallic Systems.
  • • CAD Modelling experience.
  • • Skilled in microstructural characterisation using analytical SEM, EBSD, TEM and understand the relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties.
  • • Experience in working with industry.
  • • Demonstrated capability in delivering world-class or international-leading research.
  • • Ability to communicate complex information clearly.
  • • Good writing skills and an ability to work as part of a large team.
  • • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively.

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