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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering (Control)

University of Hertfordshire - School of Physics, Engineering & Computer Science / Engineering

Location: Hatfield
Salary: UH7 Lecturer £34,304 - £40,927 pa depending on skills and experience. UH8 Senior Lecturer £40,927 - £51,799 pa depending on skills and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: 036437

Salary:  UH7 Lecturer £34,304 - £40,927 pa depending on skills and experience.

              UH8 Senior Lecturer £40,927 - £51,799 pa depending on skills and experience.

Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus, Hatfield

We are a committed equal opportunities employer and we particularly encourage applications from applicants who may wish to job share or work part time, as well as from women candidates to reflect staff under-representation, where it exists, and our diverse student cohort.

This exciting post in the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science offers the opportunity for an individual to play a key role in the delivery of the School’s Aerospace Engineering degrees and to help drive forward the School’s portfolio of research and commercial activities. The School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • control engineering
  • flight control systems
  • MatLab and Simulink
  • instrumentation
  • embedded controllers

Main duties & responsibilities

You will undertake teaching and assessment in engineering modules, at undergraduate and postgraduate level, in Aerospace Engineering and where appropriate in support of subjects elsewhere in the School. You will be required to support learning through the development of course materials, including online content, as well as undertaking necessary administrative, tutorial and laboratory activities, in addition to supervising undergraduate and postgraduate projects.  You will be required to engage in research and commercial consultancy activity; the role also includes the building of partnerships with external organisations for the purpose of sponsorship and knowledge transfer activities.

Skills and experience needed

The appointee will have sufficient expertise and experience to be able to contribute to the teaching and assessment of Bachelors and Masters degree programmes in Aerospace Engineering in the subject areas listed above. See the Job Description for the full list of areas of experience sought. 

Experience of working in Aerospace Engineering topics within Higher Education or of working in the Aerospace Engineering industry sector is essential and previous experience of teaching or tutoring at undergraduate level and/or postgraduate level would be an advantage.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential requirements for this role. This role requires applicants to have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, with a methodical approach and great attention to detail.

Qualifications required

You will have a first degree in Aerospace Engineering or relevant engineering discipline or equivalent. For appointment as Senior Lecturer, a doctorate (completed or near completion) in a relevant Engineering discipline or related subject area or relevant industrial experience is essential. Chartered Engineer status, membership of a Professional Institution and Fellowship of Advance HE would be an advantage.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Subject Group Leader (Aerospace): Dr Rachel Cunliffe (

Closing Date: 25 October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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