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Lecturer To Associate Professor In Aerospace Experimental

Swansea University - College of Engineering

Location: Swansea
Salary: £34,804 to £59,135 £34,804 to £40,322, £41,526 to 49,553, £51,034 to £59,135 per annum, with USS benefits, depending on level applied for/appointed
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th June 2021
Closes: 11th July 2021
Job Ref: AC04574


£34,804 to £40,322, £41,526 to 49,553, £51,034 to £59,135 per annum, with USS benefits, depending on level applied for/appointed.


This position will be based at the Bay Campus, Swansea University

The Department of Aerospace Engineering is one of five departments within the newly formed School of Aerospace, Civil, Electrical, General and Mechanical Engineering, led by Professor Antonio J. Gil.

The Department is seeking applications from ambitious and talented individuals to join our academic team in 2021. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and highly regarded UK Science and Engineering Faculty, located on a beautiful beachfront campus in the city of Swansea. Swansea is a coastal city that is both picturesque and cosmopolitan, offering an excellent quality of life. Our stimulating, multidisciplinary environment enables and inspires excellence.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is seeking to appoint a motivated individual to enhance our research and learning and teaching within Aerospace Engineering. We are seeking applicants with strong research track potential/record, as well as experience of innovative teaching methods, who care about the student experience; and who can contribute to the development of a modern curriculum supported by lab-based practical and project-based learning. We welcome applicants with demonstrable experience, either in academia or industry, of working/researching/teaching in the areas of space systems/technology and/or aircraft design and/or flight vehicle dynamics.

Applicants must have the potential to play a significant role in the future development of the discipline. The post also requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning, graduate supervision and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience. The appointee will be a member of the Aerospace Research Group within the Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering ( The appointed postholder will be embedded into a vibrant and dynamic environment with the capacity to interact with other research groups across the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Person Specification


  1. A PhD in a relevant subject area or a degree and relevant professional experience or qualification
  2. Recognised teaching qualification that would lead to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) or a commitment to achieve this

Enhanced Research

  1. A sustained track record of research outputs in high quality publications or other media showing a continuing upward trajectory in the quality of research outputs.
  2. Success in obtaining significant funding or other resources to underpin original research, with responsibility for developing and leading a major programme of individual or collaborative research.
  3. External recognition as an established authority within the discipline, contributing to the wider academic or professional community.
  4. A sustained record of PhD supervision and completion.

Core Teaching

  1. Evidence of or ability to undertake effective delivery of teaching, assessment and review of modules or other components of the taught portfolio.

Core Management

  1. Taking an active part in decisions and activities in an academic unit or institution, beyond own research and teaching commitments.
  2. Subject specific criteria

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to: 

Professor Antonio J. Gil via  

Full Job Description and Person Specification on link below;

To apply for the post please click on the link below.

Lecturer to Associate Professor in Aerospace Experimental (

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