Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 - £58,089
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345 - £42,036 (Grade J), £43,267-£48,677 (Grade K) £51,630-£58,089 (Grade L)
Closing date for applications 02-Jan-2019

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The Department currently has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to complement the electrical power activities of the Electrical Energy Management Group. The post will support the teaching of our degree course in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Applicants with expertise in the theoretical and practical aspects of electro-mechanical energy conversion are sought. Experience in the design of electrical powertrains, electrical actuation or mechatronic systems is sought, with a knowledge of computer aided analysis including electromagnetics, thermal management and control. Successful applicants will have a proven track record in high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It would also be desirable if candidates have experience or could show the potential to develop the ability to lead multidisciplinary degree programmes.

Bristol is consistently ranked as one of the top places in the UK for Teaching and Research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The Department is an active and successful centre of excellence in teaching and research, with in-depth specialisation in advanced communications technologies (power and spectrum efficient wireless access, image & video signal processing, photonics and quantum information) and electrical energy management. Much of the Department's research is interdisciplinary, working with colleagues in the Engineering Faculty and in Applied Sciences. The Department runs undergraduate programmes in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science and Electronics and Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with a high-quality student intake (entry grades are AAA at UK A-level), as well as several advanced MSc programmes. Our focus is on providing a high quality and innovative learning environment.

Please include with your CV and covering letter with a statement on the contributions that you can make to teaching in the Department, especially in respect of innovation in delivery and content.

For informal discussion about the post, you are welcome to contact:
Professor Kevin Morris (, (Head of Department) or
Professor Ian Nabney (, (Head School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths) or
Professor Phil Mellor ( (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Program Director)

This position is being offered on a full time, open-ended contract.

The selection process will take place in January 2019. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 25th January 2019.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.