|Salary:||£37,099 to £54,395 per annum|
|Placed On:||20th September 2023|
|Closes:||15th October 2023|
Location: Nuclear Skills Academy, Infinity Park, Derby, DE24 9FU
Advert Closes: Sunday 15 October 2023
Engineering at Derby has a bold vision to deliver an outstanding learning experience to our students, further develop and expand our research capacity and increase our industry engagement in the region and beyond to fulfil targets for REF and KEF as well as providing the best opportunities to our graduates. The discipline area is located in the University’s STEM annex in Markeaton Street, where staff offices and lab facilities are co-located. Key investments in the last few years include dedicated intelligent instrumentation and smart sensor technologies, robotics, renewable energy, power engineering and advanced materials and manufacturing. The discipline area is actively engaged in knowledge exchange projects and an active applied research agenda.
We have identified significant opportunities with regional businesses in the area of instrumentation, control, systems modelling and optimisation, which aligns with the direction of our electrical and electronic engineering degree and are hence strategically investing into a new post at lecturer level in the discipline. The recruitment drive is focused on evidenced and emerging potential in the candidates to help us fulfil our ambition. The post will further increase our research and teaching capacity in control and instrumentation, embedded systems and systems modelling and optimisation.
You will actively engage and build on your growing international research reputation in research and knowledge exchange which will influence leading edge practice, inform and inspire the research-led curriculum and teaching and contributes to continuing subject expertise and contribution to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). You are expected to build on your potential/evidenced ability to acquire external funding, engage with industry and create high quality publications of international standing. Candidates might be required to contribute to teaching in the discipline area in general, this role has a specific emphasis for both teaching and research in the area of control and instrumentation, embedded systems and systems modelling and optimisation.
Further information can be provided on request while informal inquiries may be addressed to Peter Kyberd, Head of School of Engineering - P.Kyberd@derby.ac.uk or Sabuj Mallik, Head of Discipline of Engineering - S.Mallik@derby.ac.uk.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position. Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information.
To be eligible for sponsorship you must evidence that you hold all essential qualifications listed on the job description. Please note, equivalent experience will not be accepted as evidence of the essential qualifications.
If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.
To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.
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