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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Building Services Engineering

Leeds Beckett University - School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing

Location: Leeds
Salary: Grade 7 £39,152 - £44,045 / Grade 8 £44,045 - £51,034
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th March 2021
Closes: 12th April 2021
Job Ref: REQ0000560

The School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing at Leeds Beckett University brings together a range of related sectors from built environment and construction; human and natural environments; engineering industries; and computing and IT industries in a dynamic and vibrant setting, with a rapidly growing student cohort.

With the recent expansion of student cohorts, the School is looking to recruit a high calibre Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Building Services Engineering (Mechanical) who will be required to contribute to the delivery and continued development of a strong portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in building services engineering. The post holders will be expected to make a significant contribution to the academic support of student year groups through delivery of modules at all levels, and engaging in the development of high profile research and enterprise relationships/projects.

The successful candidates will be lecturers or building services engineering practitioners who can demonstrate a commitment to high-quality teaching, research and leadership in the building services engineering sub-discipline and related sub-disciplines at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should have an expertise and specialism in mechanical engineering/HVAC/refrigeration/thermodynamics related to the building services engineering sector. The ability to offer expertise in developing and delivering design based modules is also desirable. Knowledge of delivering Degree Apprenticeship programmes would be desirable.

We welcome applicants with a traditional PhD or other higher degree background and who can demonstrate extensive knowledge in the teaching, learning and research areas described. Applications are also invited from those with a background in professional building services engineering practice who wish to make the transition to an academic teaching and learning environment. Shortlisted candidates with this background should be able to demonstrate an aptitude for teaching and/or research capability as part of the application process. Corporate membership, or eligibility for corporate membership, of a relevant engineering institution is preferred.

The Engineering Subject Area expects the successful applicants to add to, and develop the delivery of the building services engineering courses at all levels and enhance the reputation of the School's provision in this increasingly important profession. We are looking for an innovative approach to teaching with extensive knowledge and drive to engage students in the area of building services engineering to help the School increase student satisfaction of the taught courses and the progression of our students.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Parneet Paul, Head of Engineering, - telephone 0113 812 8292; or Professor Akintola Akintoye, Dean of School of Built Environment and Engineering - telephone 0113 812 6898

Closing date: Monday 12th April 2021 (Midnight)

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Working here means you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.

We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post.  All appointments will be based on merit.

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