Research Associate in the Industrial Sustainability of Additive Manufacturing (Fixed Term)

Closing date: 27 June 2015

 

A position exists, for a Research Associate at the Centre for Technology Management (CTM) in the Department of Engineering, to work on the industrial sustainability of additive manufacturing. The post holder will be located in West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.

 

Working in a team based within CTM, the successful candidate will work on the "Bit by Bit: Capturing the value from the digital fabrication revolution" project that is led by Dr Tim Minshall. This project focuses on the emergence and diffusion of 3D printing/additive manufacturing technologies and it will be the responsibility of the successful candidate to conduct research into the implications of additive manufacturing on industrial sustainability. The role will provide opportunities to get involved in other research, teaching and dissemination activities within CTM and across the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) to support candidates in developing their academic capabilities.

 

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Fully funded MRes & PhD in Ultra Precision Engineering

Closing date: 30 June 2015

 

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Ultra Precision Engineering is currently recruiting postgraduate students interested in developing the next generation of ultra precision devices, advanced manufacturing technologies, and ultra high precision manufacturing systems.

 

The aim of the programme is to train students in advanced ultra high precision techniques and processes, including: high energy laser micro/nano processing; focused ion beam machining; reactive atom plasma processing; nanofabrication; graphene engineering; printed electronics machine design; and advanced metrology systems. 

 

Upon successful completion of the MRes, the students progress to their PhD from a vast range of topics including: manufacturing engineering; laser processes; photonics; materials science; control systems; and machine design. During their PhD many students will be offered the opportunity to work alongside industrial partners allowing them to gain valuable business experience whilst receiving an additional maintenance top-up, bringing their stipend up to a possible £20,000pa tax free.

 

The deadline for completed applications is 30th June 2015 although applications are taken at any time.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early as places are limited and the application process is highly competitive.

 

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Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Strategic Technology and Innovation Management

Closing date: 7 July 2015

 

The Centre for Technology Management (CTM) focuses on helping managers to make the most appropriate use of current and future technological resources. It aims to provide comprehensive support to managers, based on an integrated understanding of science, engineering and business. CTM is seeking to recruit two Research Associates or Senior Research Associates to join the team.

 

One successful candidate will primarily support research led by Dr Tim Minshall focusing on open innovation implementation, and the emergence and diffusion of 3D printing/additive manufacturing technologies. The second candidate will support the research of Dr Frank Tietze focusing on intellectual property management for effective technology and innovation development and patent informatics for strategic decision making. The research builds on previous and ongoing research in the field. The role will provide opportunities to get involved in other research, teaching and dissemination activities within CTM and across the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) to support candidates in developing their academic capabilities.

 

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Opportunities for research students

Institute for Manufacturing, Department of Engineering

The IfM integrates research and education across the spectrum from production technologies through management to policy, with practical application in industry. We are always keen to hear from outstanding students for our MPhil and three-year PhD Research Degrees. Grants may be available. 

 

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