Senior Lecturer/Reader in Power Engineering

Aston University - Engineering & Applied Science

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Electrical, Electronic and Power Engineering (EEPE) Group, one of the oldest and largest Subject Groups (Departments) in the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at Aston University, provides national and international standard education programmes in electrical, electronic, power, computer and communication engineering and applied physics at foundation year, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. EEPE also has a high-quality research profile in photonics, communication networks, nanomaterial applications and electrical power and systems. Due to the expansion in our degree programmes and new strategy in power engineering research and industrial collaboration, we are seeking to appoint two posts: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer/Reader in Power Engineering and Systems to contribute to new degree programmes and research initiatives.  

You will be expected to teach electrical and electronic engineering on both traditional and work-based degrees (including foundation degrees and degree apprenticeships), BEng and MSc level, and help to develop and lead new modules and programmes. You will also be expected to actively contribute and lead the research initiatives in electrical power and systems, such as electrical motor drives, power electronics and power networks with colleagues in and beyond the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and to develop R&D collaborations with industrial partners.

You must have a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Systems or a similar field. Applications from individuals with considerable industrial expertise are strongly encouraged.

For further information about this position, please contact Prof Lin Zhang on +44 (0)121 204 3548, (

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online. If you do not have access to the internet telephone 0121-204-4500 and leave your name and address quoting reference number: R160477.

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