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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechanical Engineering

University of Bath - Mechanical Engineering

Location: Bath
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 Grade 8, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd March 2019
Closes: 1st May 2019
Job Ref: CT6615

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer. There are a number of focused research centres within the Department broadly covering the following engineering activities: Aerospace, Automotive, Design, Dynamics and Control, Electric Vehicles, Energy, Fluid Dynamics, ManufacturingMaterials, Medical, Structures and Solid Mechanics, Turbomachinery, Robotics, and Sustainability. The candidate will be expected to bring new expertise which aligns with one or more of the activities of existing research groups. In addition, the candidate should have capability to contribute to teaching. 

The applicant must be able to demonstrate the capability to conduct independent and/or collaborative research within the scope of Mechanical Engineering, obtain external research funding and publish high-quality research papers.

Applicant must provide a four-page outline of a potential research grant application and be prepared to discuss this at interview. Typically this application would be aimed at the EPSRC New Investigator Award and it would be expected that the successful lecturer submit this within the first year of the appointment. 

The appointee will lecture MEng students on undergraduate programmes and postgraduates in Mechanical Engineering. The Department puts a great deal of emphasis on its design and student-research projects, and the appointee will be expected to participate fully in these teaching activities. 

The successful applicant will work in a progressive academic environment, and will benefit from the supportive, collaborative and well-organised Department and Faculty system at the University. There is a strong culture of providing newly-appointed lecturers the necessary support and freedom to develop their academic careers. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country are an added attraction.   

We encourage the development of a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer excellent benefits, with options for flexible working. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a presentation of their current research experience and future research ambitions at a date prior to a formal interview. 

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to either: 

Professor Gary Lock, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386854  Email:


 Dr Marcelle McManus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386854  Email:

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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