Technical Skills Instructor in Aerospace Engineering

Coventry, United Kingdom
£26,250 - £35,222 per annum
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 23/11/2018
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £26,250 - £35,222 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description 

Salary: Grade 6 GBP 26,250 - GBP 35,222 per annum
Mode: Full-Time, Permanent

Working in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineering, you will be committed to contributing to our continued success in delivery of engineering programmes. You will join a School with high levels of teaching quality and student satisfaction (ranked 7th in the Guardian University Guide in the country for our courses in Mechanical Engineering).

Due to the continued growth and success of our undergraduate and postgraduate engineering teaching and growing research profile, we wish to appoint a Technical Skills Instructor in Aerospace Engineering to provide technical and practical support to students and staff in the High Performance Engineering Centre. The role will centre on support for the aerospace courses and include activities that range from aircraft maintenance, aerospace systems testing (avionics, propulsion, structures), flight simulation, manufacturing and workshop practice.

We are seeking a person with a good level of general education in an engineering discipline. Experience of aircraft engineering would be advantageous but not essential. Relevant industrial or educational experience will also be considered, as will experience in a teaching or practical instructional capacity. You will be proactive and have the ability to operate on own initiative and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Successful candidates will be required to support the use of the current facilities including:

  • Open and closed section wind tunnels
  • Merlin flight simulator suite
  • Harrier VSTOL aircraft
  • Additive and subtractive manufacturing
  • Precision measurement equipment
  • Range of specialist aerospace rigs

Training on which will be provided.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do. You must be willing to work flexibly and promote and support international partnerships.

Closing Date: 23 November 2018

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