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CDST Project Engineer

Salary

Standard Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum

Closing date

Feb 28, 2022 12:00PM

Description

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 28th February 2022

 

We are seeking a full-time Project Engineer to join the Thermal Propulsion Systems Research Group (TPSRG) at the Oxford Thermofluids Institute, Department of Engineering Science, Osney Mead.  The post is funded jointly by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and the Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and is fixed-term for 2 years with a possible further extension.

 

As part of the project you will be responsible for managing and undertaking a significant mechanical and system re-design of the Oxford Cold Driven Shock Tube (CDST) and the subsequent generation of high-quality experimental combustion data for liquid fuels. You will be responsible for the design, procurement, installation and certification of the upgrades to CDST.

 

You should possess a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline and be a self-motivated and driven individual who excels at working in a team, with good knowledge of mechanical design, detailed engineering design, and have experience of equipment procurement, tender processes and management of complex projects. There is the possibility to underfill at Grade 6 (£ 29,614 - £35,326 p.a.) for a candidate with potential but less experience who is seeking a development opportunity.

 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Luke Doherty (email: luke.doherty@eng.ox.ac.uk )

 

For more information about working at the Department, see www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about/work-with-us/

 

Only online applications received before midday on 28th February 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement highlighting how relevant experience and expertise 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

Luke Doherty

Contact email

luke.doherty@eng.ox.ac.uk

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