Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and Electronic Engineering

Nottingham Trent University

We seek a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to the post in Mechanical Engineering and in Electronic Engineering.  This new post will contribute to our ambitious plans to continue to grow a new Department of Engineering. The Department is characterised by an innovative approach to education in partnership with industry, emphasising innovation and project delivery on a foundation of core Engineering expertise. You will be an inspiring educator, who aims to develop project-based teaching in the context of real world applications, and thrives in a collegiate Department. You will have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering / Electronic Engineering or related area and an emerging record in research.  Preferred research areas include Industrial Robotics, Automation, Autonomous Systems, Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Medical Technologies, Digital Signal Processing, or Control Systems.  A working knowledge of Industry 4.0 would be an advantage. We also welcome applicants with industrial experience. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape new developments in both teaching and research. Our plans include parallel investments in a number of other academic posts, a Medical Technology Research Centre, and a new dedicated Engineering building due in 2019.  The successful candidate will have opportunity to develop research and teaching capability in purpose-built new facilities.

In the past 6 months Nottingham Trent University has been awarded ‘University of the Year’ (Times Higher), ‘Modern University of the Year’ (Sunday Times), and received the highest possible award of ‘Gold’ in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).  It is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and its excellent teaching that shape lives and society. Research in the School of Science and Technology is extremely strong in terms of high quality outputs, funding income, and international impact. Our research strengths include Computer Aided Engineering, Applied Ergonomics, Bio-functional and Multi-functional Materials, Acoustics and Vibrometry, Biomedical and Sport Engineering.

The Department of Engineering launched new programmes in Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Sport Engineering in 2017, and will launch a new programme in Mechanical Engineering in 2018.

You can apply on-line by visiting: https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=4762. Please submit a single document to include a full CV, a Teaching Statement, a Research Statement and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to CSTHR@ntu.ac.uk.

Closing date – 4th February 2018

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact:

Prof Neil Mansfield, Head of Engineering neil.mansfield@ntu.ac.uk or Dr Pauline Smith pauline.smith@ntu.ac.uk

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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