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Research Fellow

School of Engineering

Location:  Boldrewood Campus
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 25/09/2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 August 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 09 September 2019
Reference:  1163219DA

Applications are invited for a full time fixed term (until 25/09/2020) Research Fellow position at the University of Southampton. You will join a research project into the development of foundations in chalk, primarily for railway overhead line equipment. 

You must have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in geomechanics, with a detailed understanding and knowledge of CT scanning and image processing of soft rock specimens. Other requirements include knowledge of advanced element testing, laboratory set up and numerical analysis, and advanced image analysis of chalk. Experience of large scale field testing would be advantageous.

You will be required to undertake laboratory and outside work.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1163219DA on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Engineering

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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