Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

University of Bristol - Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The Department currently has a vacancy for a Lectureship in Electrical Engineering to complement the electrical power activities of the Electrical Energy Management Group. The post will support the teaching of our new degree course in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Applicants with expertise in the theoretical and practical aspects of power electronic enabled energy conversion are sought. Experience in the engineering application of wide bandgap power semiconductors, thermal management or reliability of power electronic converters/electrical drives is desired. Successful applicants will have a proven track record in research and will be able to show the potential for international recognition, combined with a commitment to high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Bristol is consistently ranked as one of the top places in the UK for Teaching and Research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The Department is an active and successful centre of excellence in teaching and research, with in-depth specialisation in advanced communications technologies (power and spectrum efficient wireless access, image & video signal processing, photonics and quantum information) and electrical energy management. Much of the Department's research is interdisciplinary, working with colleagues in the Engineering Faculty and in Applied Sciences. The Department runs undergraduate programmes in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science and Electronics and as of September 2017 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with a high quality student intake (entry grades are AAA at UK A-level), as well as several advanced MSc programmes. Our focus is on providing a high quality and innovative learning in a research environment.

Please include with your CV and covering letter two one page statements one on the contributions that you can make to teaching in the Department, especially in respect of innovation in delivery and content. The second one page statement should discuss your research plans and how they will impact on the research profile of the Electrical Energy Management Group and the Department.

This post is being offered on a full time, open-ended contract.

For informal discussion about the post, you are welcome to contact:

Dr Kevin Morris (mvse-eee@bristol.ac.uk), (Head of Department) or
Professor Alan Champneys (mvse-hos@bristol.ac.uk), (Head School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths) or
Professor Phil Mellor (p.h.mellor@bristol.ac.uk) (Head of Electrical Energy Management Group)

The selection process, including interviews is expected to take place in October 2017

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

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