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Project Engineer


Grade 6: £29,614 - £35,326 p.a.

Closing date

Oct 04, 2021 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Project Engineer to join Thermo-fluids research group at the Department of Engineering Science Osney site. The post is funded by a grant and is for a 6-month duration.


As a member of the Department of Engineering Science, the Project Engineer will work in the Thermo-Fluids Group on the design and development of new aerothermal research facilities. Among other activities this may involve investigating cryogenic systems, proposing/designing experimental measurement and control programmes, procurement of components, documentation and reporting of findings. This post will involve regular interactions and meetings with other in the group. The post may also involve the use of computational software including CAD, CFD and FEA methods. You will also be involved in running experiments alongside the rest of the team.


You should possess an undergraduate engineering degree in a relevant discipline and experience both integrating experimental lab equipment with systems engineering software (i.e. LabVIEW) and carrying out experimental programs.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Peter Ireland (email:


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Only online applications received before midday on 4 October 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Prof Peter Ireland

Contact email