Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering

Birmingham City University - Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: City Centre Campus (Millennium Point)

The School of Engineering and the Built Environment is a thriving, vibrant, and inspiring learning community committed to excellence in research, high quality teaching and impactful industrial engagement. Building on continuous success in the growth in our academic portfolio alongside our sustained advancement in research activity, the School continues to be ambitious in its strategic vision and seeks talented individuals to join our team.

We invite applications to join our team in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment.  The role will involve delivery of our Engineering programmes particularly related to Electronic Engineering and Instrumentation.  You will join a strong school-wide team delivering successful, professionally accredited, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering through Construction to Surveying, Planning and Real Estate in a well-equipped, purpose-built, facility. We are a practice-based school, making our teaching and research relevant to the evolving world around us.  We work in a collaborative and cross disciplinary culture where interacting freely across the school and with colleagues in other schools is encouraged to gain a unique insight into impactful problem domains.

We seek an individual capable of teaching and undertaking research aligned to the research activities of the school that cut across engineering and the built environment which support the themes of advanced materials & manufacturing, building performance, the environment, knowledge based systems, smart cities, and sustainable transport.

You will be responsible for:

  • teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • pursuing research leading to high quality publications
  • seeking external funding for research
  • supervising higher degree students
  • contributing to curriculum development.
  • addressing the pastoral needs of students
  • participating in academic-related administration.

You should have:

  • a good first degree and post-graduate degree in the subject (or related discipline)
  • recent industry or equivalent academic experience
  • the potential to develop and sustain externally funded research work
  • the potential or track record of publishing in high quality refereed journals
  • the ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • the ability to build collaborative internal and external relationships
  • excellent communication skills and experience of successfully working as part of a team.

Applicants should apply by completing their online application, uploading a full CV and a covering letter highlighting their motivation for working with BCU, their areas of expertise and their ambitions. We advise candidates to remove personal information from documents to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process.

Please contact the Head of School, Professor Gareth Neighbour (gareth.neighbour@bcu.ac.uk) for further information.  For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:  http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/.

Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.   We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at hrlifecycle@bcu.ac.uk or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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