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Associate Professor/Lecturer (Assistant Professor*)

Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £64,145
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 30 October 2020
Reference:  1293320DA

Engineer a new world

Join us and 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? Or at the forefront of Mechanical Engineering? Whether you are relatively new to the academic profession, or already experienced, we have a place for you here. 

We are strengthening our areas of expertise that will put you at the forefront of truly exciting work. We are seeking individuals in the following areas: 


1. Autonomous systems and Robotics for Mobility (air, land and water) and Manufacturing

 

2. Astronautics and Spacecraft Engineering

 

3. Data-driven Aerospace Engineering Design

 

4. Experimental Aerodynamics and Propulsion


Following a £200million investment in our facilities, we can offer you a career with access to world-class amenities. Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, we’re bold, progressive, inclusive and keen to push the boundaries of in all aspects of our research and education. We actively encourage and support our academics to pursue their research and other activity within their fields of interest. After all, when everyone brings and shares their own ideas and findings, it helps us to stay at the forefront of our reputation for teaching, research and enterprise.

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.

We have a supportive and inclusive culture that values people, their research and education contributions equally. Therefore, in addition to undertaking research and building a team you will also participate in teaching and the management activities.  We have a range of staff development programmes and a mentoring and wellbeing scheme. There is a great range of benefits that includes a contributory pension scheme; generous holiday entitlement; parental leave, subsidised health and fitness facilities; cycle to work scheme; a range of discounts.

To apply, you’ll need a PhD, or equivalent professional qualifications, with research experience and a collaborative approach to working across research areas and disciplines. It is not essential that you have teaching experience, but you must have the enthusiasm, confidence and presence to inspire students – through both group lecturing and one-to-one mentoring. 

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

*Upon appointment you will revert to the title Lecturer

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