Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

The University of Northampton

Location: Avenue Campus

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Engineering in the area of Mechanical Engineering and Modelling/Analysis.  Current key priorities for the Engineering Subject Area are in the areas of simulation and modelling, dynamics and vibration, solid mechanics, experimental testing and validation.  We are also in the process of creating new exciting curriculum ahead of our move to the Waterside campus in 2018.

Reporting to the Subject Leader for Engineering, the role holder will be expected to lecture on mechanical engineering including simulation and modelling and experimental testing and validation at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and also take on programme leadership duties (if appointed at Senior Lecturer level).  The role holder will also be expected to develop and manage critical aspects of the expanding research and enterprise activities within the Engineering Subject Area.

The Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology is one of the world's leading specialist institutions for the study of vertical transportation technology, non-destructive testing, leather and biomaterials technology and resource efficiency.  The Faculty is located in the recently refurbished Newton building and will be relocating to the purpose-built Waterside Campus in 2018.  We are proud of our curriculum portfolio that has been tailored to meet industry demand.  The Faculty has an expanding research portfolio and has ambitious plans to increase research activity, including more collaborative bids in the Faculty's key subject areas.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr. Jonathan Adams, Subject Leader for Engineering on 01604 893074.

Interviews to be held in week commencing 19 December 2016

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE.

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better. 

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. 

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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