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KTP Associate (Energy Systems Design Engineer)

Closing Date: 25 May 2018

Based at Statebourne Cryogenics, Washington, Tyne & Wear you will lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to embed within Statebourne Cryogenics the required knowledge and understanding to enable the business to utilise LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as an energy source for micro grid (off grid) electric power generators, with a particular focus on emerging markets and their requirements. Candidates with a PhD in the research area of energy systems with experience in energy management techniques together with experience in LNG and the analysis of data and business case development are preferred. Suitable candidates with an MSc will be considered.

Benefits:

  • The opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree.
  • Attendance at two residential managerial workshops (each of one week’s duration)
  • £4,000 individual training budget.
  • The opportunity to lead a project, develop project management skills and improve long term career prospects.
  • Management training and mentoring by an Innovate UK KT Adviser.
  • Full access to university resources to complete the project.

The KTP Associate will be an employee of Newcastle University but will spend most of their working time at the company’s premises in Washington, Tyne & Wear. Although the contract is fixed-term for a duration of 2 years, more than 70% of KTP staff are made a permanent job offer by their KTP company. Statebourne Cryogenics established in 1969, is a global provider of cryogenic expertise. They have 3 core areas of expertise: Bio-Banks, Industrial Gases and Specialist Gases offering a range of 140 products, bespoke services and production development to a variety of sectors. http://statebourne.info/

For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Dr Neal Wade, neal.wade@ncl.ac.uk or call 0191 208 3005.

For further details about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships please visit our Working with Business web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/business/technical-solutions/ktp/

For further details about Newcastle University please visit our information page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/about

For further details on School of Engineering please visit our web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/engineering/

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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