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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Hydrogen Powered, Sustainable Aviation Systems


Standard Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,155 per annum

Closing date

Feb 10, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Hydrogen Powered, Sustainable Aviation Systems to join the Sustainable Aviation Group at the Department of Engineering Science, Oxford Thermofluids Institute.  The post is funded for a 3-year fixed-term.


You will be actively involved in the developing and running of experimental facilities investigating hydrogen as a potential fuel for aviation propulsion systems. Concurrently, the researcher will be developing lower order analytical models and performing high fidelity computational simulations to corroborate experimental findings and propose other configurations not experimental investigated.


You should possess a PhD or DPhil (or be near completion of) in the field of engineering, physics or applied mathematics together with relevant experience in the field of thermofluids. You should also have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Alex Murray (email:  


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Only online applications received before midday on 10 February 2023 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

Dr Alex Murray

Contact email