Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

University of Sussex - School of Engineering and Informatics - Department of Engineering and Design

Salary range:

  • Lecturer A: starting at £34,956 and rising to £38,183 per annum
  • Lecturer B: starting at £39,324 and rising to £46,924 per annum

Applicants at either Lecturer A or Lecturer B level will be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level appropriate to his/her experience and qualifications.

Closing date for applications: 5 January 2017

Expected start date: 1 July 2017

Description

The School of Engineering and Informatics wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering to join the School’s Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group (DCVR). The Group is internationally known for its high quality automotive research and fundamental work in dynamics and control.

The School would welcome applications from candidates whose research interests lie in areas related to the technology needed to significantly improve conventional and hybrid vehicle propulsion efficiencies and emissions, particularly focused on improved combustion engine technologies, vehicle energy recovery systems, vehicle control, and vehicle communication technologies. We are seeking an individual who can strengthen the internationally leading research activities of the Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas such as engine technology, vehicle technology, automotive power systems or electromechanics. The successful applicant will be supported with an appropriate start-up package to help them establish their independent research portfolio.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, and statements of future research plans and ways in which the applicant could contribute to teaching across the School.

Informal enquiries may be addressed either to Dr J Dunne, Head of the Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group: J.F.Dunne@sussex.ac.uk; or Professor D. J. Mynors, Head of School: D.J.Mynors@sussex.ac.uk.

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