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Research Fellow and Engineering Manager


Standard Grade 8: £45,585 - £54,395 per annum

Closing date

Nov 24, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Research Fellow and Engineering Manager to join the Turbomachinery Research Group and the Oxford Thermofluids Institute, within the Department of Engineering Science based at the Southwell Lab, Osney Mead. This is a permanent position. 


You will be primarily responsible for ensuring the smooth running of all facilities and engineering aspects of the Southwell Research Laboratory. You will work closely with the Donald Shultz Professor of Turbomachinery as well as the Deputy Administrator (Buildings & Facilities) and will be responsible for the line management of workshop and maintenance technicians.


You will also be expected to contribute to the research activities of the laboratory, managing your own academic research and administrative activities whilst providing technical expertise for the turbomachinery research group, heat transfer and cooling research.  

You should possess a doctorate in a relevant field and have excellent communication and organisational skills, with an open and friendly approach.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Peter Ireland, Director of the Oxford Thermofluids Institute - 


Only applications received before midday on 24th November 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria, a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of three 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

Professor Peter Ireland

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