As announced in last week’s MNM, the IFRF is currently seeking to reinforce its scientific team with the addition of two Investigators to augment the core group based in Livorno, Italy. Potential candidates have until Wednesday 15 December to submit their applications.
Investigators are responsible for the planning and execution of the IFRF’s experimental campaigns. The work includes the supervision of the technical teams deployed for the experiments, and the analysis and reporting of experimental outcomes. The capacity to run CFD codes is considered important.
Expressions of interest are sought from young PhD’s in a relevant Engineering discipline, preferably with experience relating to combustion, emissions or energy systems. Aspirants should demonstrate a good level of written and spoken English, which is the working language of the IFRF in Italy. In addition to their technical background, candidates for the post of Investigator should have excellent communications skills, and be familiar with the use of modern IT systems.
The position will be based in the IFRF’s established offices at Livorno. It is envisaged that the successful candidates will be offered a fixed term contract of two years in the first instance.
Potential candidates are invited to send a short CV and a letter of reference from an academic supervisor or IFRF fellow to Tracey Biller with an indication of the timing of their availability. A letter of motivation is also invited.
All applications and requests for further information will receive a reply. Submissions already received have been acknowledged.