Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Energy and Power Theme

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£43,351 to £48,323 per annum / £53,205 to £59,302 per annum
Monday, 24 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 20 June 2021
Contract Type

School/Department School of Water, Energy and Environment
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be actively considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £43,351 to £48,323 per annum (Lecturer) or in the range of £53,205 to £59,302 per annum (Senior Lecturer)
Apply by 20/06/2021

Role Description

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Energy & Power Theme (3 posts)

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.

As part of our continued pursuit of excellence and achievement, we’re growing. We are recruiting for outstanding academic talent to support our long-term plans and further strengthen core areas of our research and teaching within our Energy and Power subject areas.

Do you want to be at the forefront of delivering a sustainable energy future? Are you motivated to play your part in achieving a Net Zero future? Are you an up and coming or leading energy researcher, willing and able to add your expertise to a high performing team? Are you ambitious for achievement and looking to drive further success and impact within energy topics? Are you enthusiastic about transferring your expertise to the next generation and want to accelerate your research career through developing innovative solutions in collaboration with industry and government? If so, we’d like to hear from you and would welcome an application from you for the following roles.

About the Role

Our academic and research staff, including scientists, engineers, technologists, policy specialists and social scientists, are engaged in delivering postgraduate teaching, research, consultancy and training in a national and international arena.

As part of our pursuit of excellence, we are recruiting for outstanding academic talent to support our long-term plans and strengthen critical mass in our areas of research. Energy and Power areas are (select one or more from this list during application):

  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Materials processing/ material science
  • Renewable Energy Engineering

About You

You will be a talented researcher or academic, who is enthusiastic about research in any of the above-mentioned specialist areas, have a PhD relevant to one of these areas, want to make a difference with your industry partners, and keen to be part of a professional team.

You will be able to demonstrate a promising track-record of early achievements, appropriate to your research area and career stage including significant publications (as main author) in the leading international peer-reviewed journals of your respective field.  You will be expected to develop and build long term relationships with industry, science programmes and professional bodies.

Our Values

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.

Diversity and Inclusion

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

To further demonstrate our commitment to progressing gender diversity in STEM, we are members of WES & Working Families, and sponsors of International Women in Engineering Day.

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.

How to apply

Apply online now or contact us for further details on the recruitment process on Please quote reference number: 3636.

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