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Research Associate in UAV Inspections of Offshore HVDC Substations
Sackville Street, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-016725

Location: Sackville Street, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 24/05/2021

Salary: £32,816 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Fixed term from 1 July 2021 until 30 June 2022

School / Directorate: School of Engineering

Applications are invited for this exciting opportunity for a Research Associate to contribute to an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) Secondment, funded by EPSRC and GE Renewable Energy.

You will have (or expect to receive shortly) a PhD (or equivalent) in robotics, electrical and electronic engineering, aerospace engineering or a similar discipline, or have equivalent research experience. Practical experience designing and using hardware and software-based systems, along with planning and running experiments is essential for the successful candidate. You will have demonstrable experience of successfully working as part of a team and experience of working closely with industrial collaborators is also important.

More detailed information about the responsibilities of the post and selection criteria can be found in the ‘Further Particulars’ document attached at the bottom of this advert.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit.

Happy to talk flexible working.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Simon Watson


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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