Research assistant in 3D printed materials
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 05910

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 02/01/2019

Salary : Grade F (£24,029 - £27,025 p.a.)

Department: College of Science and Technology

School/Section : School of Science & Technology

Post Ref : S4739


Successful. Confident. Ambitious. Innovative - just a few words that are used to describe us.  Topped with our focus on award-winning research, professional expertise and strategic partnerships, we really do offer a great working environment for everyone.

In 2017 we were in receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. All of these achievements are testament to the passion, ideas and ambition of our workforce.

We recognise that our rise up the league tables is thanks to harnessing the creativity and talent of our people. Join us, at this exciting time and take your career to the next level too.

We are seeking a full time research assistant to work on the study of properties of 'smart' 3D printed porous and composite materials. The aim of the project is to develop and test 3D printed metamaterials with tailored properties. Activities may include geometry generation in a virtual environment, 3D printing, material testing, test rig development, data analysis, material modelling. The balance of duties and responsibilities will be determined in discussion with the post holder and line manager. Previous experience in relevant tools e.g. Matlab, Ansys, Fusion etc or similar is desirable.  The successful candidate is expected to be able to work reasonably independently and perform research related tasks under the supervision of the project leader.

The candidate should possess (or near completion) an ungraduated degree or/and masters in Engineering, Materials, Physics or similar field.

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