Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Gas Turbine Deposition University of Oxford, Department of Engineering Science United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Gas Turbine Deposition

Department of Engineering Science, Parks Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Particulate research group at the Department of Engineering Science (Osney Thermofluids Lab, Oxford). The post is for a fixed-term of 1 year.


The project will include the commissioning and undertaking of experiments in a particulate deposition rig based at the Osney Laboratory relevant to gas turbine flows. The appointee will be able to work closely with research students. They will also have the opportunity to develop numerical methods and investigate real turbine flows.


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


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Matthew McGilvray (


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.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 January 2018 can be considered.


Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:


Contact Person : Professor Matthew McGilvray

Vacancy ID : 132659

Contact Phone :

Closing Date : 05-Jan-2018

Contact Email :

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