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Offer: Research Associate in Data Collection and Complex Measurements on Pipeline Systems:

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Job location: Sheffield
income: £31,866 to £40,322 per annum. Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 8th November 2019
Closing date: 22nd November 2019
Reference: UOS024513

 

 


Contract Type: Fixed-term for a period of six months.



Are you interested in working to deal with the biggest challenges that face our vital water supply systems? Do you want to further your career in a project with the leading water engineering group at a quality UK research intensive university? Supplying safe clean water systems at efficient rates remains a significant challenge for the UK!
This post is for a Research Associate to develop sensors for asset monitoring in water distribution systems. This will include both water quality and water infrastructure monitoring. The prosperous candidate will be working on projects to help understand the deterioration of water quality in water networks and also how the physical infrastructure of pipes is affected by ageing and deterioration and external loading. candidates must have practice of developing experimental tests on water pipe systems, in both laboratory and field conditions, including developing experimental procedures, familiarity with physical test equipment, hardware, and software to undertake appropriate, accurate measurements. practice working with water companies in the UK on field installations will be a significant asset.
You should have a PhD (or be close to completion) in a significant subject, eg. Civil, Mechanical or Electronic Engineering (or have equivalent practice).
We have an opportunity for you to develop both a research portfolio and work on projects that will ensure the future sustaincapability of water supply systems. Providing a service to water network engineers by giving them access to data on water quality and tools to allow for predictions of the future life of assets allowing them to operate and maintain their ageing assets in a more sustainable manner.
You will be located at the University of Sheffield for the duration of the project. The Department of Civil and Structural Engineering will provide academic and technical support to you all over the project, and provide laboratory facilities to undertake experimental tests to support the project.
We're one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University's Total compensate Package includes a competitive income, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student practice.
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This post is fixed-term for a period of six months.

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