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We currently have 1 vacancy:

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,220 per annum (or £33,324 per annum if PhD pending) (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL22372
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 30-Jun-2020
Closing date: 30-Jul-2020

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About the Role

Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a jet/airframe noise modelling project in a collaboration with several major UK/EU institutions. The post holder will be responsible for caring out jet noise and jet- surface-noise interaction research by developing and using computational and theoretical modelling tools. Duties will include preparation of reports and journal publications as well as presentations for conferences and consortium.

About You

The post holder will have completed a PhD degree in the relevant discipline (or defended the PhD Viva by the beginning of the contract) and will have computational and theoretical modelling skills in the area of jet/ jet-surface-interaction noise as well as a demonstrated command of proficient spoken and written English language.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 40 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School is partway through a refurbishment project that is upgrading research and teaching space. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The post will be within the Division of Aerospace and Fluid Mechanics.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time appointment for 2 years, with an expected start date of 3 August 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary will be £34,220 per annum or £33,324 if PhD pending, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Sergey Karabasov at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 30th July 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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