Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
07 Sep 2018
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07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering and Environment

Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering - Ref EAE/18/392

Full Time Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:  Senior Lecturer £40,792 - £50,132 Lecturer £35,210 - £39,609;

Northumbria University at Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in The Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. Northumbria University values the quality and diversity of our staff.

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is committed to the applications and principles of Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, you will provide expertise in an area of Mechanical Engineering to further enhance research, enterprise and teaching in this area. This will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high quality academic outputs and inform teaching and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject. The department has particular strengths in Renewable & Sustainable Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Materials, Product Development & Manufacturing Technology. Candidates with expertise in these areas are particularly welcome to apply, however, the department will consider high quality applicants in any area of Mechanical Engineering.

You must hold a first degree with subject expertise in a relevant subject. A PhD, or equivalent industrial experience, would be essential. Membership or eligibility for membership of a relevant professional body is also desirable.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Laurent Dala, Head of Department on +44 (0)191 2273069 ( or Martin Birkett, Associate Head of Department +44 (0)191 2273763 (

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Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:  07 October 2018