Senior Lecturer/Reader in Composite Structures

University of Bristol - Department of Aerospace Engineering

The Queen’s School of Engineering (Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical) is seeking to make an appointment to the position of Senior Lecturer/Reader in Composite Structures. This post is supported by Rolls-Royce plc as part of the multi-million pound Composites University Technology Centre (UTC) at the University of Bristol. This post will form part of the Composites UTC management team and make a significant contribution to the research and supervision of the UTC.

Suitable candidates for the posts will have a strong academic and/or industrial background in research, preferably with some experience in the engineering industry. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent knowledge of their research specialism and demonstrate plans to develop their research and how this will link to and expand existing activities. 

The successful candidate will align their research with the activities with the UTC and more widely with the internationally leading Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS), as well as exploiting links to the Schools of Chemistry, Physics, and the nearby National Composites Centre (NCC).

More information at

Job reference ACAD102746.

The closing date for applications is Midnight on Thursday 31st August 2017.

Shortlisting will take place in the week beginning 4th September 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week beginning 18th September 2017.

For an informal discussion please contact:



  • Professor Ian Bond
    Head of Queen’s School of Engineering (Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical)

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