The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 20 institutions of Higher Education and provides exceptional research, teaching, and living environments. The School of Engineering reflects all of the University’s principal characteristics, with a cosmopolitan academic staff numbering over 145, and with a body of 1,800 undergraduate and 700 postgraduate students drawn from all over the world. We carry out internationally excellent teaching and research, attracting high-calibre students and an excellent level of research funding.
The late Professor Jason Reese founded and nurtured the Multiscale Fluid Mechanics Group within the Institute for Multiscale Thermofluids (IMT) in the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will be an internationally prominent researcher in Multiscale Fluid Mechanics who will provide leadership for the group, maintain its momentum and realise the full potential of the area for the Institute, School and wider University. The successful candidate will have a record of winning substantial external research funding and will be in a position to make a strong application for the next round of the Royal Academy of Engineering Chairs in Emerging Technologies, expected to open in October 2019. These Chairs are worth up to £2.8 million over 10 years. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of Mechanical Engineering degree programmes.
The post is full-time and open-ended and the salary is on the Professorial scale.
For an informal discussion, potential candidates are invited to contact the Head of School, Prof. Conchúr ó Brádaigh on +44 (0)131 650 5566, or HoS.Eng@ed.ac.uk or Prof. Dave Robertson, Head of the College of Science and Engineering on +44 (0)131 650 5754, or D.Robertson@ed.ac.uk
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