Lecturer in Energy Materials

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Engineering

Applications are invited for a Lecturer position in the Cardiff School of Engineering. We are looking for a highly-motivated and excellent scholar in the areas of Energy Materials to undertake research activities in manufacturing and characterization of advanced materials and devices for energy conversion applications. Candidates with experience of manufacturing nanostructured materials for energy applications would be particularly welcomed. You are expected to become an internationally leading researcher in the developments of energy materials, and to build up a strong research portfolio that includes publication in world-leading journals and making applications for research grants and funding. Your teaching role will include the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students. A key expectation is that you will be able to teach our core engineering educational programmes that cover mechanical, electrical and electronic, civil and integrated engineering. Applicants should have a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or relevant research area. The successful candidate is required to have a strong publication record, the enthusiasm and drive to carry out research and teaching, in an exciting, highly professional, multidisciplinary environment.

The Cardiff School of Engineering is a leading school of its kind in the UK, with an international reputation for world-leading research across many engineering aspects. We have superb facilities and our research have been ranked among the highest in the UK. The School is committed to providing inclusive environment and equal opportunities and holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We particularly welcome applications from women who are under-represented within Cardiff University in this field. The post is open ended and available immediately.

This post is open-ended and full-time (35 hours).


£32,004 - £38,183 per annum (Grade 6)
£40,523 - £46,924 per annum (Grade 7)

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Gao Min at Min@cardiff.ac.uk

For further details about working at Cardiff School of Engineering please contact Gaynor James at Enginadmin@cardiff.ac.uk

It is anticipated that Interviews will be held on 29 September 2017.

The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women to apply. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

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