Assistant Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Application closing date 25/11/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing Salary £26,723 - £35,856 Per Annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances
Job category/type Academic
Full Time Fixed Term 12 Month Contract (Maternity Cover)
Working in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineering, you will be committed to contributing to our continued success in delivery of engineering programmes. You will join a School with high levels of teaching quality and student satisfaction (ranked in the Guardian University Guide 2020 in the country's top three for our courses in Mechanical Engineering).
The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the delivery of topics relating to solid mechanics, solidmodelling, mechanical design, and multi-degree of freedom vibrations; knowledge of experimental modal analysis would also be beneficial but not essential.Working within the teaching team you will develop your abilities in teaching delivery including supporting computational simulation modelling; knowledge of Hyperworks, Ansys, Matlab or similar software is beneficial. You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge in your area of specialisation. You must be willing to work flexibly and promote and support partnerships, as well as potentially deliver teaching at one of our partners
The position is primarily open to candidates who wish to focus on teaching practice, development and management. However, successful candidates will have the opportunity to apply to become an active member of one of the Faculty Research Centres (FRCs).
Ideally, the candidate should be qualified to PhD level in a relevant subject. However, we also encourage candidates with relevant industrial experience to an equivalent level to apply.
Experience of working on applied research projects or contracts, as well as participation in professional practice/consultancy will be advantageous.