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Lecturer/Associate Professor in Fluid Dynamics

Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics Group

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £36,309 to £59,486 - Dependent on job level
Full Time - Permanent
Closing Date:  Saturday 31 January 2015
Interview Date:   Wednesday 18 March 2015
Reference:  489514AK

Faculty of Engineering and the Environment

Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics Research Group

Lecturer in Fluid Dynamics
Salary range:  £36,309 - £45,954 per annum
Associate Professor in Fluid Dynamics
Salary range:  £47,328 - £59,486 per annum

The Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton is seeking outstanding candidates in the area of fluid dynamics for multiple academic positions.  We invite applicants with research interests in all areas of fluid dynamics including propulsion, heat- and mass-transfer, multi-phase flows, flow control and unsteady aerodynamics.  Candidates with expertise in the development and application of high-fidelity experimental and/or computational techniques to problems in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply. You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate field and will be expected to establish an externally funded research program as well as contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate teaching across the faculty.

You will join the Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics research group that has world-leading expertise in transition and turbulence, aeroacoustics, atmospheric flows, multi-phase flows and combustion.  We are based within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, which is in the top 1% of Universities in the world and is one of UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities.  We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.  The University and Faculty are dedicated to maintaining world-leading expertise in fluid dynamics and have recently invested in computational and experimental resources.  We have upgraded our high-performance computing infrastructure to a 12,200 core supercomputer (IRIDIS-4).  In addition, the Faculty has invested £25m in a state-of-the-art Experimental Fluid Mechanics Complex that includes a 140m long towing tank, an anechoic wind tunnel, a Refractive Index Matched Facility, a boundary layer wind tunnel as well as a range of other unique facilities.

In September 2013 we were awarded with an Athena SWAN bronze award in recognition of our continued commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering.

Informal enquiries are encouraged; please contact Professor Bharath Ganapathisubramani via email at

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507.Please quote vacancy reference number 489514AK on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Engineering and the Environment

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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