Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Kingston University (19/08/2014 11.34)

Marie Curie Actions funded fellowship Research Fellow

Applications are invited for an Experienced Researcher (ER) Fellowship on the SANAD research project, funded as part of Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP), under the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme.

Research Fields

Engineering - Aerospace engineering

Other costs

The Fellowship attracts generous Marie Curie allowances relevant to the Experienced Researcher role.

Eligibility criteria

PhD in aerodynamic and CFD.
A breadth and depth of subject knowledge in theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, unsteady flow simulation, turbulence modelling, and drag reduction for transport aircraft. This will be matched by good experience of using commercial CFD software, including meshing software such as ICEM CDF, along with knowledge of CFD code development and high accurate and high stability numerical method. Strong on coding for high speed viscous flow, you will have the ability to source and win funds for further innovative research.

Experienced Researchers must, at the time of recruitment or secondment, i) be in possession of a doctoral degree, independently of the time taken to acquire it or ii) have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience, including the period of research training, after obtaining the degree which formally allowed them to embark on a doctorate in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country of the host institution to which they are seconded or recruited (irrespective of whether a doctorate was envisaged or not).

Selection process

Full job description and further details to be found on Kingston University's website. Applications to be made via:

Programme Description
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll, E.E.C., International, Other
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll, E.E.C., International, Other
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileRecognised Researcher (R2)
Employment contract with full social securityyes
CurrencyPound sterling
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceyes
Covers research costsyes
Maximum duration of fellowship24
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Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID


EU Research Framework Programme

FP7/People-Marie Curie Actions (except COFUND)

EU Contract Number


Funding organisation / Contacts
Kingston University

SW15 3DW London - United Kingdom