Research Associate in Design and Manufacturing with Hybrid Machining

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Posting date: 08 July 2020
Salary: £30,942 to £40,322 per year
Additional salary information: Subject to annual pay award
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 07 August 2020
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
Company: Loughborough University
Job type: Contract
Job reference: REQ200443

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Wolfson School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering

Fixed-Term until 30 September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join the Mechanics of Advanced Materials Research Group at the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering. The research group ( has an outstanding international reputation in performing multi-disciplinary research. The work is funded by the EPSRC via the prestigious Adventurous Manufacturing Research Scheme, with an explicit aim of enabling discoveries that lead to new, disruptive technologies.

Post-graduate qualification to doctorate level or equivalent experience at a senior level is expected. Some experience of research in instrumentation and device development would be expected. Knowledge of electrical engineering and ultrasonic transducer design and manufacture is desirable, in the absence of which the candidate is expected to learn these skills during the course of the appointment.

The Research Associate will be primarily based in the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, with certain laboratory work conducted elsewhere at the University and beyond.

For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Anish Roy (

Application Closing Date: 9 August 2020

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