Lecturer in Aeroelastics

University of Bristol - Department of Aerospace Engineering

As a result of our growing activities in research to exploit renewable energy, the Queen’s School of Engineering (Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical) is seeking to make an appointment to the position of Lecturer in Aeroelastics.

Suitable candidates for the post will have a strong academic and/or industrial background in research related to the aeroelastic design and the mechanics of composite materials as applied to wind turbine blades. Preferably, they will have some experience in engineering industry and, ideally, in the renewable energy sector.

Applicants must demonstrate an excellent knowledge of their research specialism and demonstrate plans to develop their research and teaching and how this will link to and expand existing activities in Engineering, the University and external partners and stakeholders. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching and administration in Aerospace Engineering and will have an opportunity to align their research with activities with the Bristol Composites Institute ACCIS.

More information at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/.

The closing date for applications is 00:00 Monday 18th September 2017.

Shortlisting will take place in the week beginning 18th September 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week beginning 2nd October 2017.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Professor Paul Weaver

Professor in Lightweight Structures

E: Paul.Weaver@bristol.ac.uk

OR

Professor Chris Allen

Head of Aerospace Engineering

E: aero-hod@bristol.ac.uk

OR

Prof Ian Bond

Head of Queen’s School of Engineering (Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical)

E: I.P.Bond@bristol.ac.uk

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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