NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Professor / Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is passionate about the principles and applications of Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering (MPEE), you will provide expertise in an area of Physics or Electrical Engineering to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. The department has particular strengths in three core groups: Electrical Power and Control Systems (EPCS), Optical Communications Research Group (OCRG), and Renewable Energy Technologies and Materials (RETM).

We are currently seeking to strengthen and consolidate our existing activity in this area. In particular, we are interested in hearing from candidates with IOT skills, digital electronic synthesis, radio /optical communication, or power engineering backgrounds.

As a senior Academic colleague, you will assist the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in your academic field. You must demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership (of your subject and associated colleagues), through active contribution to your discipline and tot he life and work of the Faculty and the wider University. This will include contributing to significant change within practice, the discipline, profession and/or community at regional, national and international level.

To be successful in this role you will have externally recognised research outputs of a quality that are internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and demonstrable success in securing research funding. You should also demonstrate academic leadership experience and strong standing with external bodies and networks in your field.   

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Dr Rick Binns, Head of Department: richard.binns@northumbria.ac.uk  

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019