Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

University of Sussex - Department of Engineering and Design

The School of Engineering and Informatics wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.

The School would welcome applications from candidates whose research interests lie in areas related to the technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles, particularly focused on improved electric engine technologies, vehicle energy recovery systems, vehicle control, battery control and vehicle communication technologies. We are seeking an individual who can strengthen the internationally leading research activities of the Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group and contribute to establishing new interdisciplinary research in electric vehicle technologies at the School.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas such as engine technology, vehicle technology, automotive power systems or electromechanics. The successful applicant will be supported with an appropriate start-up package to help them establish their independent research portfolio.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, and statements of future research plans and ways in which the applicant could contribute to teaching across the School.

Informal enquiries may be addressed either to Prof Maziar Nekovee, Head of Department of Engineering and Design, M.Nekovee@sussex.ac.uk or Professor Jonathan Bacon, Acting Head of School, J.Bacon@sussex.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: 5 October 2017.

For full details and how to apply see www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs.

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity.

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates.

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