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Job Record #16850
TitleHowden/RAEng Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Permanent with fixed
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerCity University of London
LocationUnited Kingdom, London
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateMonday, November 30, 2020
Description:
Howden/RAEng Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Permanent with fixed-term funding for 
3 years)
Reference Number60031560
Location Northampton Square 
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
Department Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Range (£)39152 to 39152

Background
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to 
academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable 
central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more 
than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic 
staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant 
investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and 
continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global 
university.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering is a multi-
disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s 
vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating 
thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.

The Centre for Compressor Technology is a research group within the Thermo-
Fluids Research Centre at the School. We are seeking to appoint Howden/Royal 
Academy of Engineering Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on the project 
"Smart Efficient Compression: Reliability and Energy Targets (SECRET)", funded 
by Royal Academy of Engineering and Howden Compressors. It involves research 
into improving efficiency and reliability of oil free rotary positive 
displacement machines by experimental and numerical means and building 
prototypes of novel smart, reliable and efficient machines.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will work closely in the project with the Howden/RAEng 
Chair in Compressor Technology and other participants. The project will offer an 
environment for submitting research proposals. They candidate will be 
responsible for conducting experimental, analytical and computational studies on 
rotary positive displacement machines with particular focus on conjugate heat 
transfer in leakage gaps of these machines.

Other areas of contribution will be in research administration, dissemination of 
research findings to conferences, journals and funding bodies, protection of IP 
and commercialisation activities and some limited teaching.

Person Specification
The post holder should have a relevant PhD in Mechanical Engineering, preferably 
in positive displacement rotary machines. They should have experience in 
research in the areas of numerical and experimental methods in thermal power 
systems. A good understanding of solid fluid interaction in rotating machinery 
is required. Prior experience in modelling and experimental work on rotary 
machines is desirable.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a 
comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59PM 30th November 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

Please use the link below to view further details for this job.
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #16850 when responding to this ad.
NameCity University London Recruitment
Emailrecruit@city.ac.uk
Email ApplicationYes
Phone020 7040 3085
URLhttps://www2.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_cityuniversity01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=116638,9812984874&key=221221578&c=54333423419940&pagestamp=seinbrwqplhqffvxrb
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