Research Fellow in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Queen’s University Belfast United Kingdom

Queen’s University Belfast

Research Fellow                                                   

Ref: 19/107166

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Funded by EPSRC through their exciting challenge call on creative circular economy approaches to eliminate plastic waste, we are seeking a dynamic and creative individual to work on this 2 year project. The candidate will explore bio-inspired design systems to find new potential solutions to reducing waste in plastic products. This part of the project builds on the exciting technology being developed by the team.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Mark Price email: or
Dr Trevor Robinson email:

The successful candidate must have:

•  Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD in Engineering, science or related discipline.

•  2:1 or higher degree in Engineering or relevant science

•  At least 3 years’ relevant research experience including demonstrable experience in:

-  Software development

-  CAD

-  Design methods

•  Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.

•  Contribute to the School’s outreach programme by links with industry, community groups etc.

Salary scale:   £33,199 - £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Tuesday 5 March 2019

For full criteria and to apply online, visit You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. 

For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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