Lecturer in Motorsport Engineering

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade H (£36261 - £42,036)
10 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 07/10/2018
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade H (£36261 - £42,036)
Job category/type Academic

Job description

We are seeking high quality candidates to support the GBP 30m expansion of engineering provision at the University of Central Lancashire. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm for the subject of engineering, excellent communication skills and have experience of teaching along with a research or industrial background.

Successful candidates for this post will have BEng or MEng in motorsport engineering (or a similar subject) and a PhD, or equivalent industrial experience, in a specialist area of motorsport engineering.

They should also be able to demonstrate effective teaching skills, including the capability to motivate and support students and an ability to contribute to new course developments. Previous involvement in motorsport competition will also be an advantage.

The role will involve: teaching, research and knowledge transfer, contributions to new developments growing out of our existing courses motorsport engineering and support for the development / use of distance learning and innovative teaching methods within the School.

Successful candidates will ideally have prior experience in teaching in higher education to first degree level and research and industrial experience in motorsport engineering.

The successful candidate will display the potential to engage in internationally competitive academic research and/or support clients who are industrial partners of the Engineering Innovation Centre. They will have the willingness and ability to travel within the UK and overseas to support motorsport competition and develop courses and or collaborative research activities.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and team working skills.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This is based in Preston.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting the reference number. CV's will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Engineering
Hours: Full time (37.00 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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