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Lecturer in Automotive Engineering

University of the West of England, Bristol - Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics

Location: Bristol
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 Grade G/H Scale
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 17th September 2021
Closes: 17th October 2021
Job Ref: R02983
 

About us: Working in the Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics comprising of a range of practice-led academic programmes, this post is a permanent appointment for teaching and supporting students on our Engineering programmes. You will be joining a growing and ambitious department that values the integration of research and practice-led materials within teaching and learning very highly. Thus, the successful applicant will be expected to undertake design and delivery of teaching that is engaging, innovative and responsive, achieving outstanding student learning outcomes. The successful applicant will also actively engage in high quality research, scholarly and/or practice activity that informs, extends and transforms their subject area and informs teaching.

About you: The successful applicant will have a post graduate qualification in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering or a related discipline. If from a professional practice/industry background, the successful applicant will have a qualification equivalent to degree level (or above) together with relevant professional experience within the Engineering Sector. A teaching qualification and experience of teaching in higher education is desirable. Experience of working in or collaborating with relevant industry is desirable and there will be opportunities to work with industry on knowledge exchange projects. We require particular expertise in sustainable technologies such as Hybrid and Electric vehicles.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.

Why UWE Bristol?

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information:

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Dr Peter Kay on 0117 328 6068 or email: Peter2.Kay@uwe.ac.uk

This is a permanent post, and is full-time working on a 100% contract.

This post is not available on a job share basis

The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end therefore you will be expected to work on campus for part of your working week. Exact days will be agreed with your line manager.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic and female candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made on merit.

We are able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.

Please also refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable to prove your right to work in the UK. Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to produce your right to work documents at your interview.

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