Marie Curie Research Fellow in High Frequency Wave Modelling

College/Department : College of Arts and Science
School/Section : School of Science & Technology
Salary : See special conditions
Location : Clifton Campus
Closing date : 15/04/2014
Post Ref : S1289

Post Ref No: S1289

Additional Information: This post is fixed term for 20 months

Special Conditions:

The salary for this role is £53,765 per annum, plus a market rate supplement of between £7,870 and £16,353 for the duration of the project (payable quarterly and dependent upon the costs associated with your employment at NTU).

Candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their start date.

The School of Science and Technology is an exciting multi-disciplinary environment for research and was highly rated in RAE2008.

This is an EU Marie Curie funded post-doctoral research position on the Industry and Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) project Mid-to-High Frequency Modelling of Vehicle Noise and Vibration (MHiVec). MHiVec is a collaborative project between Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham, the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research at the University of Southampton, InuTech GmbH, CDH AG, and Jaguar Land Rover. The fellow will therefore be expected to collaborate with both academic and industrial partners on the project.

The researcher will work on the development of new integral equation methods for modelling vehicle body vibrations at high frequencies, including the modelling of uncertain structures. Candidates will be expected to have a PhD in a relevant discipline (mechanical engineering, mathematics or physics), along with numerical programming skills in at least one of MATLAB or C++, a good command of English and an enthusiasm for working in an international and inter-disciplinary research environment. Experience in the theory and implementation of boundary integral methods is highly favourable. The post would be ideally suited to a highly promising early career researcher.

Closing date: Tuesday 15 April 2014
Interview date: W/C 5 May 2014

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact David Chappell, Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, on +44 (0)115 848 8426 or via email

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled settled worker is available due to the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship. For further information on this please visit the UK Border Agency website.


For further job details and information on the type of person we are looking for, please refer to the following document(s).

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Please note that CVs will only be accepted in support of a fully completed online application.

For instructions on completing an application please see our how to apply page.

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