Lecturer in Instrumentation and AI

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£44,001 to £49,048 per annum, with potential progression up to £61,309 per annum
Friday, 26 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 9 December 2021
Contract Type

School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
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 £44,001 to £49,048 per annum, with potential progression up to £61,309 per annum
Apply by 09/12/2021

Role Description

About the Role

This role will support our programme of education and research in life cycle engineering and manufacturing. The role will join the teaching team of MSc Through-life Systems Sustainment and MSc Maintenance Engineering & Asset Management, and will build an independent portfolio of research and PhD supervision.

About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant subject and have experience in applied fault detection, diagnosis and prognosis for industrial machines, systems or infrastructure. With excellent communication skills, you will have expertise in one or more of:

  • Instrumentation for preventive maintenance technologies
  • Applied artificial intelligence
  • Degradation in machines, systems and/or processes.

Further information can be found by visiting

In return, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development, and to lead and supportworld leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield Manufacturing is one of the eight themes at Cranfield University offering world-class and niche post-graduate level research, education, training and consultancy. We are unique in our multi-disciplinary approach by bringing together design, materials’ technology and management expertise. We link fundamental materials research with manufacturing to develop novel technologies and improve the science base of the manufacturing research. Our capabilities are unique, with a focus on simulation and modelling, and sustainability.  They also include work in composite manufacture, metallic glasses, nano-materials (graphene, coatings and sensors), low energy casting, thermal barrier coatings and Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM). Our expertise in life cycle engineering offers solutions to defence, aerospace, transport and manufacturing customers.

Our Values and Commitments

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. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

How to apply

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Andrew Starr at

Apply online now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 3822.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   9 December 2021

Interviews to be held: 18 January 2022

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