Lecturer in Electronic Engineering

Birmingham City University - School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: City Centre Campus [Millennium Point]

Interview Date: To be confirmed

We invite applications to join our team in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. The role will involve delivery of our Engineering programmes particularly related to Electronic Engineering and particularly embedded systems expertise. You will join a strong school-wide team delivering successful, professionally accredited, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering through Construction to Surveying, Planning and Real Estate in a well-equipped, purpose-built, facility. We are a practice-based school, making our teaching and research relevant to the evolving world around us. We work in a collaborative and cross disciplinary culture where interacting freely across the school and with colleagues in other schools is encouraged to gain a unique insight into impactful problem domains.

We seek an individual capable of teaching and undertaking research aligned to the research activities of the school that cut across engineering and the built environment which support the themes of advanced materials & manufacturing, building performance, the environment, knowledge based systems, smart cities, and sustainable transport.

 You will be responsible for: 

  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Pursuing research leading to high quality publications
  • Seeking external funding for research
  • Supervising higher degree students
  • Contributing to curriculum development.
  • Addressing the pastoral needs of students
  • Participating in academic-related administration.

 You should have:

  • A good first degree and post-graduate degree in the subject [or related discipline]**
  • Recent industry or equivalent academic experience
  • The potential to develop and sustain externally funded research work
  • The potential or track record of publishing in high quality refereed journals
  • The ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • The ability to build collaborative internal and external relationships
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of successfully working as part of a team.

Applicants should apply by completing their online application, uploading a full CV and a covering letter highlighting their motivation for working with BCU, their areas of expertise and their ambitions.

Please contact the Head of School, Professor Gareth Neighbour [gareth.neighbour@bcu.ac.uk] for further information.

*International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

** Candidates with a Ph.D. are strongly preferred, but posts at Assistant Lecturer, candidates may submit a research proposal for internally supported part-time PhD.

Birmingham City University offers excellent benefits which include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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