Lecturer in Force Protection Engineering

Shrivenham, United Kingdom
£43,351 to £48,323 per annum, with potential progression to £60,403 per annum
Tuesday, 9 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Contract Type

School/Department Cranfield Defence and Security
Based at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Cranfield Defence and Security
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £43,351 to £48,323 per annum, with potential progression to £60,403 per annum
Apply by 28/02/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here

Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS) welcomes applications from Lecturers in Force Protection Engineering. 

Based at the UK Defence Academy at Shrivenham in Oxfordshire, CDS has an unrivalled reputation for defence education, research and consultancy, our expertise is trusted by governments, armed forces, and industry and security services around the world.

Cranfield Forensic Institute (CFI) provides a Centre of Excellence for the application of science and technology to law enforcement particularly through niche areas of forensic science.

This role is based in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire with a requirement to also teach at Cranfield, Bedfordshire.  

The role purpose is to lead the research and teaching on the effects of blast on structures, weapons and personnel.  Pursuit and delivery of excellent research to include grant writing and/or consultancy (primarily focused on force protection engineering/protective design and associated areas).  Present findings in high quality journals.  Contribute to the enhancement of quality in teaching within the Centre and School.  

You will have a PhD (or nearing completion) in a related area and Chartered Engineer status (or be able to demonstrate suitability for Chartership).  You will have experience delivering lectures/seminars to a diverse audience and experience for use of hydrocodes/finite element packages. 

A teaching qualification (PGCert in Academic Practice) or equivalent is desirable. 

In return, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position, and to be of support to world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and/OR minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

Flexible Working

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.