Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Design and Computer Aided Design
7 days left
- Full Time
Application closing date 01/09/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: H (£36,261 - £42,036)
Job category/type Academic, Research
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 Mechanical, Manufacturing engineering or computer aided design (or equivalent in a similar subject) and a PhD in a subject relating to mechanical engineering , or equivalent industrial experience, in a specialist area of Mechanical or Manufacturing engineering such as design, manufacturing, simulation or testing. This may include, for example: CAD, mechanical engineering design, manufacturing, additive manufacturing, etc.
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.
The role will involve teaching, research and knowledge transfer, contributions to new developments growing out of our existing courses mechanical engineering and support for the development/use of distance learning and innovative teaching methods within the School.
The successful candidate will have prior experience in teaching in higher education to first degree level and also display the potential to engage in internationally competitive academic research and/or support clients who are industrial partners of the Engineering Innovation Centre.
Willingness to travel within the UK and overseas and to participate in marketing events and outreach activities are essential.
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 (37.00 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 2 years
Interview Date: To be confirmed