Senior Teaching Fellow in Mechatronics & Mechanical Design

London (Greater) (GB)
£54,852 to £64,961
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 15 August 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Senior Teaching Fellow in Mechatronics & Mechanical Design

Department/Division/Faculty: Mechanical Engineering

Salary:  £54,852 to £64,961 

Campus: South Kensington, London

Closing date: 15th August (midnight)

The Mechanical Engineering Department wishes to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow to contribute to its teaching and to a programme of  development of its taught undergraduate courses, specifically in Mechatronics and Mechanical Design.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has an outstanding international reputation for both its research and its teaching. Its undergraduate MEng degree course is a four-year programme, with an intake of 180 students per year; the course is delivered by about 50 teaching staff. The course comprises two years of core subjects, covering the full range of interests in Mechanical Engineering, compulsory for all students; in years 3 and 4 the students then have significant choice and are able to specialise according to their interests. The variety is enabled and strengthened by the world-leading research of the department.

¬We are looking to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow to develop the Mechatronics and Mechanical Design modules for our Undergraduate curriculum. The post-holder will be part of our Learning & Teaching Team, working closely with other Teaching Fellows and Academics to help us continue to offer an outstanding learning experience for our students; preparing them for their future careers in engineering. 

Please note this is a re-advertisement; previous applicants need not apply

Duties and Responsibilities

The undergraduate teaching for this post will focus on mechatronics and design based mechanical engineering modules. An understanding of these topics applied in mechanical engineering is vital.

As part of this role, you will be required to:
-    Develop and deliver teaching materials in lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory/workshop sessions
-    Identify where current provision is in need of revision or improvement and proactively address this
-    Contribute to the planning, design and development of the curriculum
-    Supervise student (UG and PG) individual and group projects
-    Be responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area
-    Contribute towards the organisation and marking of exams and coursework

A full list of responsibilities is available in the Job Description.

Skills, knowledge and experience

You must have an understanding, and experience in:
-    Data acquisition for mechanical systems
-    Sensing and control of mechanisms
-    Mechanism design
-    Applications of microcontrollers

A degree in a relevant subject area is essential.

You should have specialist knowledge in developing teaching programmes and providing learning support within mechanical engineering design, application and development of mechatronic systems. 

Key information:

This is a fixed term position for up to 4 years in the first instance.

Our preferred method of application is via our website. Please visit our website using the provided link for more information about the post and the application process.

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