Posted on: July 18, 2022 Posted by: AKDSEO Comments: 0

Job description

The School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering (CCE) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional innovative mechatronics / mechanical engineer to the post of Research Fellow.

The mechatronics engineer’s responsibilities include improving existing mechanical systems, developing new product concepts and prototypes, designing and testing mechanical and electronic systems, developing various automated systems including a stand-alone control system for a redox flow battery with real-time data acquisition and monitoring.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • MEng: at least 2:1 or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or in a related engineering discipline.
  • 3 years’ experience to include:

    • Recent experience developing and building prototype mechanical, electrical and electronic integrated systems.
    • Computer-Aided Engineering (e.g., 3D CAD (SolidWorks), MATLAB).
    • Experience with PLCs or other related programming / control system devices and software (e.g. Arduino, Raspberry Pi, LabView).
    • Ability to undertake high quality practical work requiring dexterity, precision and organisation.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.

Fixed Term 12 months available until 30 September 2023

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions.
  • Pension schemes.
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working.
  • Family-friendly initiatives.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing.
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays).

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:, and

For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the ‘Candidate Information’

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