Nottingham Trent University / TecQuipment Ltd
graduate job
Expires22 days

Digital R&D Engineer - Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) – Associate

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

This is an exciting new opportunity to shape the way engineering is taught in universities around the world. You will be expected to show leadership in creating new and innovative educational tools which make use of augmented reality to overlay simulation analysis and other information onto laboratory equipment such as wind tunnels, pumps and heat exchangers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Digital R & D Engineer to work full time on a 24-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project. This is a collaborative project between TecQuipment Ltd and Nottingham Trent University, funded by Innovate UK.

As a KTP Associate you will principally be work within the company in Nottingham, alongside a team of experts from one of the world’s leading educational equipment manufacturers. Further support will be provided by top researchers from Nottingham Trent University. You will also be asked to undertake educational research at the university to evidence the impact the new tools developed have on student learning.

The KTP Associate will have access to all the university resources and receive professional training in engineering software, augmented reality toolsets and project management to enable them to meet the project goals. The successful candidate will become a thought leader in the application of AR to educational products and go on to lead implementation of these new technologies across a range of existing and new products once the project is complete.

Additional Information: this position forms part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. As a KTP Associate you will work within the company to embed new know-how through this innovation project, with research and academic support from the University knowledge base. The Associate role provides an opportunity for you to apply your degree through real work and springboard your career.

What we are looking for

Candidates need to have good mechanical engineering understanding, experience of conducting engineering analysis (CFD, FEA, programming) and business know how.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

£28,331 - £32,817

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Please submit a single document to include a full CV and a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to

Further information on KTP

Nottingham Trent University prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate diversity and welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our local communities and wider society.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled settled worker is available as it is unlikely that Nottingham Trent University can demonstrate the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship have been met. For further information on this please visit the UK Border Agency website.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 13 November 2020

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Closing date:  13 November 2020

Expires22 days

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