Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics Engineering
Application closing date 01/09/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: I (£43267-50132)
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.
The successful candidate for this post will have BEng or MEng in Mechatronics engineering (or a similar subject) and a PhD, or equivalent industrial experience, in a specialist area of Mechatronics and Intelligent Machines. You should also be able to demonstrate effective teaching skills in relevant modules such as PLC - Electromechanical Systems - Mechatronics Systems including Modelling and Simulation - Automatic Control Engineering, Advanced Topics in Industry 4.0 and Intelligent Machines including the capability to motivate and support students and an ability to contribute to new course developments. Previous involvement in mechatronics competition will also be an advantage.
The role will involve teaching, research and knowledge transfer, contributions to new developments growing out of our existing courses motorsport 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.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.
School/Service: School of Engineering
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Interview Date: To be confirmed