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Lecturer in Aerospace/Spacecraft Engineering - QMUL19076

Queen Mary University of London - School of Engineering & Materials Science

Location: London
Salary: £37,411 to £51,899 per annum (grade 5).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th June 2019
Closes: 19th July 2019
Job Ref: QMUL19076

About us
Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions, a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the School’s General Engineering submission was ranked 7th in the country out of 62 UK universities based on World Leading (4*) overall research performance, and 4th in the country for outputs (quality of publications).

The School has access to high performance computing as well as state-of-the-art experimental facilities incorporated within laboratories for Electro-hydrodynamics, Aeronautical Engineering and Thermo-fluids.

About the role
The School of Engineering and Materials Science are seeking to develop and strengthen their internationally regarded engineering research activity as part of the School’s on-going investment in research excellence, within the Aerospace Engineering and Fluid Mechanics Division.

We currently seek applicants with research interests that are complementary to our existing strengths, including spacecraft propulsion, computational fluid mechanics, aeroacoustics and multidisciplinary design optimisation. The successful applicant will have established an excellent research profile with a proven track record in journal publications.

A commitment to high quality education is also essential to support our thriving undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes in Aerospace Engineering. An expertise and ability to teach in subjects related to any aspect of Spacecraft Engineering will be an advantage.

Your application must include a completed application form and CV plus additional supporting documentation as follows:

  • full refereed journal papers listed clearly (in reverse chronological order)
  • indicate the 4 papers you believe are the most significant to date
  • research grant income
  • a brief statement on both your research and teaching aspirations (1 page max each)

The post is a full time, permanent post with salary range £37,411 to £51,899 per annum. A generous academic support package will be available. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, interest-free season ticket and pension scheme.

Additional Information
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Stark, Head of School at Further details about the College and School are available at: and

Application enquiries should be directed to

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Deadline for receipt of applications is 19th July 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held in shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered member of WISE. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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