Successful candidates are required to have a first degree at or equivalent to 2:1 or above in a suitable engineering discipline, e.g. mechanical engineering, metallurgy, materials science, chemistry, physics, etc. A Master’s level qualification is desirable but not essential. Experience in numerical modelling, processing of metallic materials, skills in microstructural characterisation using various microscopy techniques and a working knowledge of mechanical testing of metallic materials is an advantage. In addition, he/she should be highly motivated, able to work in a team and have good communication skills.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Brian McKay at [email protected]
If you wish to apply, please email the following to [email protected] AND [email protected]
• Your up-to-date CV;
• Your single A4 page, single-spaced personal statement setting out why you are interested in undertaking this project;
• Your degree certificate(s) and transcript(s);
• Evidence of your English language capability to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, if appropriate;
• Names and contact details for two academic referees.