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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Gas Turbine Deposition


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

Closing date

Apr 05, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Particulate research group at the Department of Engineering Science (Oxford Thermofluids Institute, Oxford).  This is a full-time post, fixed-term of one year.


The project will include, but not limited to, the commissioning and undertaking of experiments and development of numerical tools for particulate deposition in gas turbine flows. There is also an opportunity to also be involved in work for high temperature accretion for sand and dust and also low temperature ice crystal icing. The appointee will be able to work closely with research students.


You should possess a doctorate in a relevant field or be near completion with experience in experiments and simulations of particulate transport and deposition. You should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a collaborative project. Good organizational skills and the ability to communicate scientific ideas to an expert audience are also required.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Gillespie (


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Only applications received before midday on the 05 April 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, 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.

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Prof David Gillespie

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