Lecturer in Coating Technology

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Lecturer in Coating Technology


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Offer DescriptionSchool/Department: School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £48,039 to £57,797 per annum, with potential progression up to £70,000 per annum
Apply by: 05/05/2024Role DescriptionWe welcome applications for this key post from those with the relevant research and teaching experience in the area of surface engineering coating manufacturing methods, with the ability to set up and run large and small research projects, doctoral and MSc projects, and academic and industrial collaborations.About the RoleThe role focuses on materials and coating systems for application in extreme, high temperature, environments for aerospace and energy sectors. A major activity is the development of high temperature surface engineering and coating solutions, including corrosion-resistant coatings, environmental and thermal barrier coatings, and such from the material development stage to prototype component manufacture. The research activities will include the successful submission of funding bids in an independent capacity and the successful management and delivery of projects, alongside effective dissemination of project outcomes through high quality publications in international scientific journals.About YouYou will have a PhD in a Materials Science/Engineering or Chemistry field, with experience in surface engineering (experimental and/or modelling) and/or vapor phase coating manufacturing methods (i.e. CVD, ALD, PVD). You will also have a proven track record of research in some aspects of coating chemistry and surface engineering, evidenced by high-profile publications in top peer reviewed journals, books and research reports. A demonstrable ability to secure and deliver research projects from research councils (or international equivalents), governmental bodies and industry is also essential in this role. With a sound knowledge of surface engineering practice, the manufacture of coating systems and the application of surface engineering as part of the manufacturing supply chain, you will also have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.About UsAs a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact .Cranfield Manufacturing and Materials has been following the ambitious strategy of developing a roadmap for Sustainable Manufacturing and Materials Sectors for 2050 by applying fundamental science and thought leadership via conceiving and maturing the concepts of Smart, Clean and Green manufacturing solutions agnostically across all sectors and through all tiers of the supply chain and with SMEs as well as OEMs. This is to support the national aspiration of Net Zero UK by 2050 We offer world-class and niche post-graduate level research, education, training and consultancy. We are unique in our multi-disciplinary approach by bringing together design, materials’ technology and management expertise. We link fundamental materials research with manufacturing to develop novel technologies and improve the science base of the manufacturing research. Our capabilities are unique, with a focus on simulation and modelling, and sustainability. They also include work in composite manufacture, metallic glasses, nano-materials (graphene, carbon nanotubes, coatings and sensors), low energy casting, thermal barrier coatings and Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM).Find out more about our workOur Values and CommitmentsOur shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more .We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working .Working ArrangementsCollaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.How to applyFor an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Dr Francesco Fanicchia, Senior Lecturer in High Temperature Surface Engineering, on (E):Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: . Please quote reference number 4803.Closing date for receipt of applications: 05 May 2024RequirementsAdditional InformationWork Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY Country United Kingdom City Bedford GeofieldWhere to apply WebsiteContact CityBedfordSTATUS: EXPIRED

Expected salary

£48039 – 57797 per year


Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job date

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 04:22:14 GMT

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