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Associate Professor/Lecturer (Assistant Professor*)

School of Engineering

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £64,145 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 05 November 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1186119DA

Engineer a new world

We are the UK’s largest engineering faculty. Join our team, show us how to think even bigger – and we’ll help you explore what you are capable of, and inspire future generations to exceed their potential in our world-renowned university. 

Are you an expert in Aeronautics and Astronautics? Do you live and breathe Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering? Are you at the forefront of Mechanical Engineering? Whatever your speciality, and regardless of whether you are relatively new to the academic profession, or already an experienced Lecturer, we have a place for you on our team. 

We have a number of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and Associate Professor roles within our highly reputable school that will put you at the forefront of truly exciting work. Following a £200million investment in our facilities, including the National Infrastructure Laboratory, we can offer you a career with access to world-class amenities. To support these investments we are further strengthening the following groups across the School:

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics 
  • Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering 

You will want to leave a mark: by winning grants; publishing papers; demonstrating impact and focussing on not just teaching effectively, but raising standards even higher. The opportunities here are varied and unwaveringly unique. Whatever you want to create, we will help you achieve your goals.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of universities worldwide – a reflection of our exceptional reputation for world-class teaching, a dynamic student experience, and a culture of progressive research where new knowledge is created and used to change the world for the better.

Within our School, we combine teaching with the type of research and academic endeavours that have the scope to transform what we know in our respective fields. And in doing so, we help our students to broaden their understanding and horizons. 

To be part of our School, we will expect you to have an academic reputation, and a genuine passion for teaching and research. With journal publications in your specialist field, you will have a comprehensive research vision and know how to secure external funding to realise your plans. Crucially, you will be excited about the endless possibilities of multi-disciplinary collaborations with our academic community, external partners and our students.  

Athena SWAN bronze award recognises our commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering, so we will help you find a good work/life balance with flexible or even part-time working hours. And we also offer an exceptional benefits package, with access to onsite childcare facilities, a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts.

Committed to providing a forward-thinking education and developing your skills in a world class environment? Then we look forward to receiving your application.   We welcome informal enquiries throughout the application process - details of who to contact are available in the attached brochure titled "Engineer a new world".

*Upon appointment you will be known as Lecturer

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Engineering

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1186119DA on all correspondence

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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