Lecturer(Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer(Associate Professor)

University of Bath - Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Salary:  Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Salary: £39,324-£46,924 Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) Salary: £48,327-£55,998

The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering is recruiting for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer  in electronic engineering. This position is directly associated with our new MSc Electronic Systems Design, http://www.bath.ac.uk/engineering/graduate-school/taught-programmes/electronic-systems-design/index.html. For full details of the MSc Electronic Systems Design please see http://www.bath.ac.uk/publications/engineering-design-postgraduate-programme-specifications-2016-17/ and the “Further Particulars” document for the full module contents.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline, have a strong or developing track record of publications and research grant capture that is appropriate for the level they are applying for. The Department has a strong record in both research and teaching and close collaborations with industry. It is consistently very highly ranked in the UK National Student Survey and 91% of its research activity was graded as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Applicants must have research interests that complement existing activities within the Department, see http://www.bath.ac.uk/elec-eng/research/index.html and the Research Themes in the “Further Particulars” document. Example areas include: digital electronics, analogue and mixed signal electronics, electronic systems design, energy harvesting, wireless sensor networks, power electronics, microelectronics, electronics for sensor applications and extreme environments. Applicants should clearly state their potential fit with existing research activities together with the level (Lecturer or Senior Lecturer) they are applying for.

Applicants must also provide research and teaching statements, of up to two pages each, and be prepared to discuss these at interview. The research statement should outline your plans for research activity and grant capture over the next five years. The teaching statement should detail your areas of teaching expertise and explicitly state which modules in the new MSc you would be able to deliver. Applications without these mandatory components will not be progressed.

The successful applicants will be expected to carry out research, supervise research students and secure research funding from research councils, industry and government organisations. Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level will be expected including fundamental electronic engineering material, in addition to the advanced Master’s level modules.

The Department/Faculty has recently benefitted from major infrastructure investment. It offers a progressive academic environment and the lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Prior to drawing up a shortlist, potential candidates may be invited to visit the Department to meet staff and give a presentation on their research and teaching interests.

We encourage the development of a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer excellent benefits, with options for flexible working. Female applicants are particularly welcome to apply.

For an informal discussion about the positions, please contact Dr Adrian Evans, Head of Department on +44 (0) 1225 386330, email a.n.evans@bath.ac.ukor Professor Peter Wilson on +44 (0) 1225 386828, email p.r.wilson@bath.ac.uk.

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