17 Oct

Postdoctoral Research Associate Jobs Vacancy at City University London London

Position
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Company
City University London
Location
London ENG
Opening
17 Oct, 2017 30+ days ago

City University London London urgently required following position for Postdoctoral Research Associate. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Jobs Vacancy at City University London London Jobs Details:

Background 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 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled 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: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

City are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Optical Fibre Sensing. The appointment is available from 1 January 2018. The position is funded by Innovate UK.

Responsibilities The main responsibility of the appointee is to undertake research as specified in the Innovate UK grant. The appointee is required to build upon his/her previous experience with fibre optic sensors (FOSs) and/or optical instrumentation to develop a novel optical fibre Bragg grating (FBG)-based remote sensing system. By working closely with industrial partners, Faiveley Brecknell Willis and Sengenia Ltd, the appointee is required to integrate this sensor system developed into a railway current-collecting pantograph for its remote condition monitoring. In addition to the above, the appointee is required to develop a propriety software package, both for feedback control and for condition-based maintenance of 'smart' pantographs.

Person Specification The successful candidate is required to have expertise in optical fibre sensors and/or optical instrumentation and an ability to work closely with and report to industries involved, coordinating with academic and industrial partners.


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