Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Thermofluids Division

Imperial College London - Mechanical Engineering, Engineering

Starting salary: Lecturer: £46,970 to £52,350 per annum

Senior Lecturer: no less than £57,710 per annum

The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks outstanding applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer academic position within the Thermofluids Division. The division has, over four decades, established an internationally leading record in pure and applied research into combustion, heat and mass transfer and fluid flow. Our research spans: simulation of inert mixing problems, aeroacoustics, combusting flows and multi-phase problems; application of experimental techniques to combustion, fire and two-phase flows applied to fundamental studies and engines. The appointment is opened to all areas of thermofluids; we are seeking candidates able to collaborate with one or more groups within the Thermofluids Division

Our faculty have access to world-class interdisciplinary opportunities, including extensive state-of-the-art facilities housed on campus. These include two recently refurbished thermofluids laboratories with cutting-edge facilities and accompanying advanced instrumentation. The ability of the division to undertake combined experimental and computational modelling studies is a distinct aspect of its capabilities.

Our Department is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society. We seek extraordinary candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and master level teaching in the Mechanical Engineering and add to the diversity of the current strength of the Thermofluids Division. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.

  • Applicants are required to have a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field as well as having a strong background and education in thermal sciences and fluid mechanics.
  • An outstanding research record in your area of expertise, as demonstrated by your publications is essential.  
  • We seek excellent communicators that have the ability to initiate and lead teaching activities and be able to demonstrate innovation in teaching delivery, course design and assessment.
  • You will be expected to take an active role in the organisation of the Departments teaching activity across all years and subject areas. 

This exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity is based at our South Kensington campus in the heart of London, and is full-time and open ended.

Informal e-mail enquiries may be made to Professor Ricardo Martinez-Botas at r.botas@imperial.ac.uk or +44(0) 20 7594 7241.

More information about the Department and the Thermofluids division can be found on our webpages

For assistance during the application process, please contact Miss Helen Stoneham – h.stoneham@imperial.ac.uk

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