NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Vice-Chancellor's Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Posted
23 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering at Northumbria University has particular strengths in Materials Science and Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, and Energy Systems.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, to strengthen and consolidate our research profile and activity. We are particularly interested in high-quality applications from candidates who will either align with our areas of existing strength, or support us in growing capacity in the following areas but not limited to Space re-entry vehicle in particular in CFD using OpenFoam; Lightweight nanocomposites for automotive structures; Soft matter based smart structure/devices; Applied mechanics for bio-inspired systems; Micro-/nano-engineering (incl. additive manufacturing); Polymer based functional micro-devices for the applications in robotics, healthcare and energy.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your extensive knowledge and subject expertise through individual and collaborative academic activity. Successful candidates will be selected according to the excellence of their research profile and plans (candidates are encouraged to include a two-page research plan in their application), regardless of their area of research interest. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your extensive knowledge and subject expertise through individual and collaborative academic activity.

For more information about the Department and its research please visit our homepage at: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/mechanical-and-construction-engineering/

For informal enquiries about these Fellowships please contact the Head of Department, Professor Laurent Dala, laurent.dala@northumbria.ac.uk, or the Department Director of Research & Innovation, Dr Ben Xu ben.xu@northumbria.ac.uk.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the link below:

https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/job-vacancies/academic-593-vicechancellors-fellow-in-mechanical-engineering

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.