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New! In addition to any directly advertised School vacancies listed on this page, Queen Mary has announced 30 new Strategic Academic Positions in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, including roles in SEMS within the following key research areas:

  • Green Energy and Sustainable Engineering
  • Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering, Healthcare Robotics and MedTech
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We currently have 4 vacancies in the School of Engineering and Materials Science:

Teaching Associate-Academic year 24/25 x 6

Salary: £38,165- £44,722 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: 2680
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 2 July 2024
Closing date: 24 July 2024

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About the Role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is offering appointments for applicants with an Engineering, Materials Science or Robotics background to provide assistance for undergraduate teaching activities. The Engineering background includes Aerospace, Mechanical, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering. The Teaching Associate team supports the academic staff in the delivery of high-quality education, provides support in the classroom and the laboratory, and is involved in student tutoring, assessment of coursework, and facilitating key skills and problem-based learning activities. The post holders will also be involved in the School’s Outreach activities. This is a valuable opportunity to obtain a wide range of teaching experience. 

About You

You will have an undergraduate degree and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience in Engineering, Materials Science or Robotics. You will have knowledge of the relevant subject at undergraduate level and the ability to present specialist material in a logical, coherent and interesting manner, both to students and to fellow specialists.

Benefits
In return, we offer 30 days’ leave per annum, access to a pension scheme, a season ticket loan scheme and competitive salaries. We also offer enhanced family friendly leave. You will also work with a friendly team, with personal development opportunities.


Teaching Fellows-Academic Year 24/25

Salary: £42,405 - £49,785 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: 2679
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 2 July 2024
Closing date: 24 July 2024

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About the Role                                                                                                                                                              

We are looking for two Teaching Fellows to undertake two one-year posts in the School, to support the delivery of undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes. We are looking for one applicant with a background in robotics engineering and mechatronics and another applicant with a background in engineering science and skills development. 

The School delivers a wide range of degree programmes in mechanical, aerospace, chemical, sustainable energy, biomedical, materials and robotics engineering

The internationally-renowned research activity within the School of Engineering & Materials Science is particularly strong in ‘Sustainable Engineering’, ‘Intelligent Transport’ and ‘Bioengineering’.

About You

You should have a postgraduate degree and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience in the area of either robotics engineering and mechatronics or engineering science and skills development.  Both applicants should have experience of undergraduate teaching appropriate to the level of appointment or professional experience in a relevant discipline to that being taught.

Benefits
In return, we offer 30 days’ leave per annum, access to a pension scheme, a season ticket loan scheme and competitive salaries. We also offer enhanced family friendly leave. You will also work with a friendly team, with personal development opportunities.


Organ-chip Research Technician

Salary: £38,165 - £44,722 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: 2733
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 26 June 2024
Closing date: 6 August 2024

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About the Role

We are looking for a hard-working research technician with excellent organizational skills and practical expertise in cell culture and related laboratory techniques to help run our state-of-the-art organ-chip facility.

The post is available for up to 2.5 years with the option to apply for a PhD studentship at the new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in next generation organ-on-a-chip technology.

About You

The successful candidate will work closely with researchers and other technicians supporting experiments, training users and maintaining our facilities which include commercial platforms from Emulate, Mimetas and CN-Bio as well as in-house systems.

The successful candidate will be part of a large, friendly, organ-chip research team of academics, post docs and PhD students led by Profs Martin Knight and Hazel Screen. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most successful multidisciplinary centres in this rapidly expanding area of organ-on-a-chip technology. Much of our research is linked to industry, providing rewarding opportunities to support the translation of this technology.

About the Project

The post is part of the Musculoskeletal Theme of the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre in Precision Healthcare.

 Queen Mary is one of the leading institutions for organ-chip research and development, hosting the Centre for Predictive in vitro Models (www.cpm.qmul.ac.uk) and the new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generation Organ-on-a-chip Technology. In the last UK Research Excellence Framework (REF21) Queen Mary and was ranked joint 7th in the UK for the quality of research

Benefits
In return, we offer 30 days’ leave per annum, access to a pension scheme, a season ticket loan scheme and competitive salaries. We also offer enhanced family friendly leave. You will also work with a friendly team, with personal development opportunities.

The post is based in the Centre for Bioengineering in the School of Engineering and Materials Science on the Mile End Campus in London, and linked to the Centre for Predictive in vitro Models. It is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 2.5 years, with an expected start date of 01/11/2024. The starting salary will be Grade 4Tech, in the range of £38,165 - £44,722 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.


Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Data-driven Models for Reactive Flows

Salary: Grade 4/5 Research, £40,223 - £47,178 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: 2505
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12 June 2024
Closing date: 15 August 2024

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About the Role

 The overall objective of the project is to develop a reduced-order surrogate model for predicting the ammonia direct injection spray characteristics using hybrid machine learning approach. This project is in collaboration with Kyushu University, Japan under the supervision of Dr Amin Paykani at Queen Mary University of London to realise the objectives of the Royal Society International Science Partnership Funded project “Data-Driven Surrogate Modelling for Liquid Ammonia Direct Injection Spray Characteristics”.

 

About You

 The successful applicant will have, or soon obtain, a PhD degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering, applied mathematics, chemical engineering, or a related field.  We are looking for candidates with a strong background in modeling and simulation of three-dimensional multiphase turbulent reacting flows and development and application of machine learning tools in chemical kinetics and turbulent combustion.

 

 This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 70-80 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. These are supported by an administrative and technical staff team of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.

 The School is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which comprises of five schools and two institutes. The Faculty’s student population has grown, both within the UK and overseas, in recent years and its research profile has strengthened considerably. The Faculty is focused on establishing itself as one of the leading Faculties for Science and Engineering in the UK. This position will be based in the Centre for Intelligent Transport (CIT) which combines complementary strengths in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Power Systems, Robotics and AI, Digital Design and Manufacturing, and Advanced Materials to drive future transport and mobility technologies that better our world.

Benefits
In return, we offer 30 days’ leave per annum, access to a pension scheme, a season ticket loan scheme and competitive salaries. We also offer enhanced family friendly leave. You will also work with a friendly team, with personal development opportunities.

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