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Trinity Hall

ROLLS-ROYCE FELLOW-COMMONER

Applications are invited for the position of Rolls-Royce Fellow-Commoner at Trinity Hall. The successful applicant will be based at the Whittle Laboratory where he or she will work on a variety of problems related to the aerodynamics of turbine blading for aircraft engines. The Laboratory is part of the University Engineering Department and is one of the world's leading centres for turbomachinery research. Applicants should ideally have a Ph.D. Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics, with several years' experience of research on turbomachinery aerodynamics, or on a closely related subject. The ability to undertake both experimental and computational work would be an advantage. The work will involve close liaison with Rolls-Royce engineers and it may be necessary to spend short periods of time working in Derby or Bristol.

The appointment is for three years in the first instance with a starting date of 1 October 2001, or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary is on the University Research Associate scale from £16,755 to £25,213 a year, depending on age and experience. The successful applicant will be elected a Fellow-Commoner of Trinity Hall, with access to College facilities.

Applications should be sent to Professor John Denton, Whittle Laboratory, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DY (e-mail denton@eng.cam.ac.uk), from whom further particulars can be obtained. The closing date for applications is 24 August 2001.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 25 July 2001
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