Artificial Turf Sports Development Engineer – KTP Associate, Technical Surfaces & School of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University

An enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated person is required for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Loughborough University and Technical Surfaces Ltd. The project involves development of a total pitch surface maintenance system, incorporating tests to measure the effectiveness of current sports pitch maintenance techniques on a range of synthetic surfaces, and support the development of future technologies.

A generous training budget is available to enhance the career profile of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will be employed by the University, but based at Technical Surfaces Ltd, Leicester.

You should have either Masters in Engineering or Materials Science, minimum 2.1 degree in Engineering or Materials Science or a closely allied discipline. Some experience of artificial surfaces, the sports service industry or similar areas is highly desirable.

The post is for 30 months and you will gain experience of a commercial research and development environment and may have the opportunity to register for a higher degree.

Informal enquiries should be made to Jon Gunn, Technical Director by email at, or by telephone on 08702 400 700. Or to Dr Paul Fleming, Sport Surfaces Research Group Leader by email at, or by telephone on 01509 222616.

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