|Salary:||£44,263 to £63,029|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||7th November 2023|
Coventry University is a global Education Group that empowers students and communities to transform their lives and society through teaching, learning, research, and enterprise. An ambitious and innovative university, our research is designed to have real-world impact on society and tackle global challenges through our 16 challenge-led, interdisciplinary research centres.
The Centre for Advanced Low-carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS) is Coventry University’s £50M research centre established to partner with the propulsion system supply chain and accelerate the progression to carbon-zero transport. The Centre, a strategic partnership between Coventry University & global engineering consultancy FEV, currently employs 15 academics in the areas of power electronics, electric machines & energy storage.
The C-ALPS is the most advanced test facility of its kind in the UK. The 40,000 sq. ft research & test centre is equipped with 70 Sentaurus TCAD licenses, bespoke Inseto magnetic stimulation system, Signatone high voltage probe station, Multisim, dSPACE & environmental test chambers.
As Assistant Professor working in the Centre for Advanced Low Carbon Propulsion Systems, you will actively contribute to the centre with 60% of time being spend on research with the centres field and 40% spent teaching within appropriate subjects, specifically;
- Engage actively in research and income generation with a particular focus upon Power Electronics, Machines and Drives and associated disciplines.
- Contribute to teaching, curriculum development, and course management supporting the Coventry University’s activities in PEMD and related disciplines.
Role holders at this level will have a national reputation in their field which they will continue to develop. They will contribute to a combination of research and/or enterprise, along with academic leadership, teaching and management.
They will be expected to develop new concepts, ideas and collaborations at an institutional, national and international level, developing and winning funding for innovative research and/or commercial activity. They will contribute to a global academic community driven by international scholarly activity, international knowledge generation, knowledge exchange, networking, partnerships and collaboration.
PhD in an appropriate engineering or physics subject.
Our Successful Candidate
The ideal applicant will be an active researcher supported by evidence of Q1 journal publications or other appropriate output and will demonstrate contributions to research group/network or community of practice. They will evidence securing and/or delivering externally funded projects or contracts and experience of partnership working with external organisations.
Recent teaching experience at higher education level with evidence of successful student learning outcomes; or (If from Professional practice background) evidence of high-quality presentation skills, and evidence of coaching, or mentoring and teaching other professionals are essential requirements.
They will also demonstrate the ability to work independently, to take the initiative, and to innovate along with the ability to identify and secure R&D opportunities for development of Research Centre / University; Evidence of successful external networking and profile-raising.
As a staff member of Coventry University, you access wide range of industry leading rewards and benefits including;
- Excellent Employers Pension Contribution
- 38 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays
- Holiday Purchase Scheme up to 5 additional days
- BUPA Cash Plan
- 50% off Tuition Fees for staff dependants
- CU Reward Scheme – Discounts across a range of High Street/ Online Retailers
- Electric Car Scheme
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