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Graduate Consultant / Consulting Engineer

ISVR Consulting

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £23,619 to £35,609
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:   Thursday 14 July 2016
Interview Date:   Thursday 21 July 2016
Reference:  751716LH

Salary in the range £23,619 per annum to £35,609  per annum, with annual increments, dependent upon qualifications

You will provide technical / consultancy support on noise and vibration control projects as part of the product development process, particularly for automotive and marine applications.  Initially you will gain experience by working on projects negotiated and planned by Senior Consultants who are specialists in particular business areas.

While the position will be focused on the automotive and marine industries the consultancy group works on a wide and diverse range of projects, providing an excellent opportunity to gain experience in many different fields.  An important function of the Unit is to provide a path for ‘technology transfer’ from the research groups of the Faculty, especially the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, to industry and government bodies, and so interest and involvement in these research activities is encouraged.

A graduate in mechanical engineering, acoustics or related disciplines, ideally with a PhD or equivalent in acoustics or dynamics, you will have experience in experimental work, but an interest in numerical modelling work will be an advantage.  A key requirement is a good understanding of the mechanisms of noise generation, transmission and control and an ability to use this in resolving engineering problems.  Proven communication skills both verbal and written are a must as there will be close collaboration with clients.  Some industrial or consultancy experience would be advantageous, especially from the automotive industry.

A successful candidate qualified to PhD level, or with equivalent experience, will normally be appointed as a level 4 Consulting Engineer.  Candidates without a PhD will be appointed as a Level 3 Graduate Consultant.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Malcolm Smith, ISVR Consulting, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ. Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 2337, or email .  

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 Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 751716LH on all correspondence.


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