Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering (Electrical/Electronic Engineering)

Coventry University - School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering / Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

Coventry University is significantly investing in research excellence, our teaching and learning strategy and in substantial campus estates development. We have been ranked as University Of The Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2015; this is the latest in a long list of accolades that the University has won.

The Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing have a global reputation for teaching and research. In particular, our innovative Activity-led Learning approach is internationally recognised and has shaped the unique culture of our forward-facing Faculty, with its inspirational £55M state-of the art building housing new equipment and facilities. We strive to empower our students through expert education informed by world-class research. We are firmly focussed on preparing students for successful careers, in the context of industry’s current and future demands. We are investing in new research centres to develop our expertise and achieve excellence with impact.

The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering is home to around 2600 students and 200 staff. Owing to the continued growth and success of our undergraduate and postgraduate engineering provision, we are seeking to appoint candidates with a passion for teaching and research.

We require a new member of staff with expertise in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, particularly the design and implementation of avionic systems. They should be able to demonstrable a commitment to high quality, innovative teaching and student support with an international outlook. You will be expected to support the commercial and/or research activities exhibiting a collaborative mind-set to enhance the impact of your work.

Applicants should have, as a minimum, a higher degree in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent industrial experience. Experience of current practices and methods associated with UAVs would be beneficial. Experience of teaching, module management and supervising student project work would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter and able to communicate with students, engineers and academia at all levels. You will provide support to senior academics for module delivery and assessment as well as STEM/Outreach activities and Open Days. The ambition to succeed in a competitive arena is essential with a focus on creating an outstanding academic student experience.

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Reference: REQ004622

Closing date: 8 November 2016

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