Senior Lecturer/Reader in Space Engineering

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
Friday, 23 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 22 November 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Lecturer/Reader in Space Engineering

Reference Number
60031603

Location
Northampton Square  

School / Service
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Department
Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics

Contract Duration
Permanent

Hours
Full-time

Salary Range (£)
55750 to 62727

Background
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects

Engineering at City is renowned for its extensive state-of-the-art facilities. The London Space Institute (LSI) was established recognising that space research is multidisciplinary covering fields including engineering and physical sciences, data analytics, computer science and artificial intelligence.

The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Senior Lecturer or Reader in Space Engineering. The appointed academic will contribute to the delivery of high-quality Education; and will plan, conduct and communicate innovative world-leading research.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will lead and enhance research in the Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Research Centre and other relevant Research Centres; and will develop an internationally recognised research group supported by several income streams.

They will provide education in Space Engineering; lead curriculum development particularly in emerging topics; undertake other academic and management duties; and play a leading role in the development of the School's external profile.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have a first degree and a PhD in Space Engineering or a related discipline; knowledge of either Space Design, Space Structure, Space Propulsion or other related topics; an international record of collaboration with industry and other academics and high-quality publications; appropriate membership of a relevant professional body depending on experience and grade; and a good understanding of modern trends in higher education and the Engineering employment market, particularly the Space sector.
 
Appointment as Reader will require significant leadership experience in education delivery and a strong research record with accomplishment in grant applications. 
 
Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 22nd November 2020 

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity 

Academic excellence for business and the professions 

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