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Job Record #15367
TitlePostdoc Fellows in Industry 4.0
CategoryJob in Academia
EmployerUniversity of Surrey
LocationUnited Kingdom, Guildford
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSaturday, December 01, 2018
University of Surrey has the UK oldest continuous chemical engineering programme. The 
Department of Chemical and Process Engineering at University of Surrey is leading the 
Industry 6th Sense research, a unique UK initiative for Industry 4.0 in Chemical Engineering 
involving industry leaders including Fluor, IBM, Honeywell and Unilever. The Industry 6th 
Sense research bring together our world-leading expertise in the areas of digital 
manufacturing, big data analytics, computational modelling, process modelling, control and 
optimisation, industrial Internet-of-Things, making significant contribution towards Industry 
4.0 for Chemical Industries, which is widely recognised as the next revolutionary technological 
We are currently recruiting postdoctoral research fellowships in Industry 6th sense in 
collaboration with East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST). ECUST is a 
national champion in chemical engineering in China and most of its academic schools are 
closely associated with chemical engineering.
The Postdoc Fellow will be jointly supervised by renowned academics in Surrey and ECUST, 
doing research in Surrey and Shanghai. The Fellows will also expect significant interactions 
with the industrial partners. It is expected that this joint postdoctoral training programme will 
provide a unique opportunity to early-career researchers, in terms of development of research 
excellence, international collaboration capability and industrial experiences, leading to a 
successful career in either academia or industry upon completion of the fellowship. 
The candidates should have a background in Chemical Engineering with strong programming 
skills but other subjects in engineering or computing will be acceptable.  Experiences relating 
to Industry 4.0 will be desirable. The candidates must have excellent computer programming 
skills in at least one modern language such as Python, C/C++ or Matlab. The working 
language will be English; therefore the candidates should have excellent communication skills 
both orally and in writing. The candidates should also have favourable personal attributes 
including: (i) self-learner and rapid learner with initiative; (ii) mature, confident and self-
motivated; (iii) excellent work ethnics; and (iv) industrial awareness.
To apply, please submit your CV to Professor Sai Gu (

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NameProfessor Sai Gu
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