Lecturer in Aerodynamics
Application closing date 11/08/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade H (£36,261 - £42,036)
Job category/type Academic, Research
The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to recruit a lecturer in Aerodynamics to its School of Engineering. The successful applicant will deliver specialised content on the School's Aerospace Engineering programmes, teaching up to level 7 on M.Eng modules.
The role's key duties includes developing and delivering aerospace engineering taught and practical material, supporting an excellent student experience, managing project work and contributing to the success of the school.
You should have evidence of aerodynamic/aeromechanic engineering practice and of working with or within the aerospace industry. A good honours degree and relevant industry experience is essential, and we are looking to appoint an individual with ability to teach key aspects of aeromechanics at an undergraduate level, develop lectures and practical/workshop activities to re-enforce learning.
Skills in using modern aeromechanics specialist software currently employed within the aerospace industry is essential.
You will have a flexible & innovative approach to teaching and learning and will be willing to make a Contribution to the school's student recruitment and retention activities. Excellent communication and presentation skills will be a must as well as the ability to undertake research & knowledge transfer activities.
UCLan has a strong reputation for the quality of its engineering degrees. We offer accredited courses, supported by excellent industry links including the option for industrial work placements. The School of Engineering has recently benefited from the construction of the Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC), a GBP 30 million-plus state-of-the-art facility at the heart of the Preston - helping to further establish UCLan as a leader in engineering innovation.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.
School/Service: School of Engineering
Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week, 1.0 FTE)
Interview Date: To be confirmed