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Facility Engineer - Plant Maintenance

NissanFull Time £Competitive + excellent benefits
Sunderland Relocation allowance & assistance

Join our talented team and help support multi model production within press, body and final assembly shops. Working on diverse facilities such as complex conveyor systems and vehicle test machines, you’ll ideally have a solid mechanical or electrical engineering background and knowledge of European Machine Legislation & European Standards.

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Apprentice Technician

infinisNVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance (QCF)
Infinis is one of the UK's leading generators of renewable power. We operate a growing portfolio of landfill gas, onshore wind and hydro plants across the UK.  We are currently working in partnership with Training 2000, based in Blackburn. 

We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Technician to join our Scheduled Maintenance team.  This is a four year programme that will offer you a good background in the renewable power generation sector.  You will study both a vocational qualification, and learn Infinis processes and procedures both across sites in the North West, and at our best-in-class Centre of Excellence for Overhauls and training at Lancaster.

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GRADUATE SCHEMES

Lafarge Tarmac

Lafarge Tarmac work on innovative products and solutions that deliver a real difference to life in the UK today. Graduate schemes are available across a wide spectrum of our company, in both our business areas and central functions. Graduates will get hands-on, practical experience that will contribute to our business success. Working alongside industry experts you are guaranteed support and exposure which gives you unique personal and professional development. A great foundation to exciting and rewarding careers.

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Closing Date for Applications: 30 Jan 2015

Graduate Scheme - Engineering

AbellioAbellio is pleased to announce the opening of its graduate trainee scheme commencing September 2015. We are open to applications from all graduates who have completed their final examination in 2014 or will complete finals in 2015 and who live in areas where Abellio operate trains or bus services. We are offering placements for two engineering graduates for a more technical oriented programme and two generalists. The Abellio Graduate programme lasts one year. Within that time candidates will be exposed to a variety of roles within the passenger transport industry, gaining a strong mixture of practical and theoretical knowledge, and working with people of all levels - from Directors to front line staff.

Closing Date:  31st January 2015

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Professor in Biomedical Engineering + Design

Aston UniversityAston University is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual keen to develop, lead and collaborate in research in areas centred around biomedical engineering. This new role would involve developing a range of biomedical engineering research activities hosted within ME+D but which would reach out to other strong cross disciplinary research groups elsewhere in the University including the new Medical School at Aston, the Photonics Group, the Materials Group and the Business School. Outside the University, we have a range of partnerships in Europe and the Far East with significant further opportunities for research, teaching and strategic development.

Closing Date:  31st January 2015

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Professor in Chemical Engineering

Aston UniversityThe School of Engineering and Applied Science is seeking to appoint a Chair in Chemical Engineering to provide academic leadership in the development of the new £16.5M European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI). You will collaborate with existing EBRI research, which spans chemical engineering, catalysis and biochemistry. You must possess an internationally recognised academic reputation, evidenced by high impact publications and continued research grant success, preferably in thermal conversion (e.g. pyrolysis, gasification or combustion) or related bioenergy processes. The ability to develop and deliver a strong research plan which is integrated into EBRI’s larger mission is essential. You are also expected to contribute to teaching of chemical engineering programmes.

Closing Date:  31st January 2015

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Professor in Sustainable Engineering + Design

Aston UniversityAston University is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual keen to develop, lead and collaborate in research in areas centred around sustainable engineering and design. This new role would involve developing a range of sustainable engineering and design research activities hosted within ME+D but which would reach out to other strong cross disciplinary research groups elsewhere in the University including the new Medical School at Aston, the Photonics Group, the Materials Group and the Business School. Outside the University, we have a range of partnerships in Europe and the Far East with significant further opportunities for research, teaching and strategic development.

Closing Date:  31st January 2015

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Project Officer: Diversity
Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Academy of EngineeringWe are the national academy for engineering, and our main aim is to bring together the country’s most eminent engineers from all disciplines to promote excellence in all aspects of engineering. The main aim of the role is to support the diversity managers in the implementation of the Academy’s diversity programme which will include managing our outward facing communication plan including web pages and publications, undertaking the duties of data custodian of all diversity data and supporting committees and events.

Closing date: 5 February 2015

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Engineering Director, UK Rail

AbellioAbellio is an ambitious and values-driven organisation, with businesses throughout the UK and Europe. Based in the new Glasgow HQ,this role will have responsibility for stewardship, policy leadership and expert input into the organisation’s Traction and Rolling Stockengineering activities across the UK. Reporting to the UK Deputy MD, you will ensure that the organisation’s voice is heard nationally on fleet and engineering matters andyour involvement in steering groups and industry bodies means that you have a high level of stakeholder management and engagement.

Closing date: 8th February 2015

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Earthquake Seismologist
The British Geological Survey

We are seeking an innovative and dynamic scientist with good mathematical skills to join our Earthquake Seismology Team and pursue a programme of research in seismic hazard. Areas of interest include the development of methods for probabilistic seismic hazard, modelling strong ground motions, statistical seismology, modelling stress transfer between faults and induced seismicity. You will also play a key role in commercial seismic hazard work for engineering projects, the insurance sector and government, and support the Team’s wider research interests in earthquake seismology.  

Closing date: 1 February 2015

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Research Assistant in Intelligent Robotics
University of Huddersfield

The Department of Informatics in the School of Computing and Engineering has an international reputation for its research in artificial intelligence (AI) in areas of automated planning and knowledge representation. We are expanding our work in the application of such AI software to the control of physical robots and we are seeking a Research Assistant to help support this research program.

Closing date: 28 January 2015

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Associate Professor of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Control Engineering) from 1st September 2015 or earlier. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford) and will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Harris Manchester College under arrangements described in the further particulars. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale currently from £44,620 per annum plus additional benefits. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

Closing date: 30 January 2015

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Associate Professor of Engineering Science (Electrical energy storage)
University of Oxford

The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Electrical Energy Storage Engineering) from 1st September 2015 or earlier. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science and will be offered a Research Fellowship (with teaching duties) at St Peter’s College under arrangements described in the further particulars. 

Closing date: 30 January 2015

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Research Fellow
University of Huddersfield

 We are seeking a talented postdoctoral researcher to join the group of Dr Nathan Patmore at the University of Huddersfield, examining electron transfer between hydrogen bonded electron donor/acceptor units. You will have (or be about to obtain) a PhD in chemistry, and have the excellent synthetic skills required for synthesizing and characterizing air-sensitive transition metal complexes. The project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust, and will involve the design synthesis and characterization of air-sensitive metal coordination compounds using Schlenk-line and glovebox techniques. 

Closing date: 16 February 2015

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Associate Professorship of Biochemistry: Biophysics and/or Microbial Biochemistry – in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Oriel College

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship in Biochemistry in the area of Biophysics and/or Microbial Biochemistry. This position would be held within the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, leading to a permanent academic post upon the successful completion of a probationary period. A Tutorial Fellowship at Oriel College, Oriel Street, Oxford, is attached to this position.

Closing date: 27 February 2014

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