Teaching Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£38,592 per annum
15 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast is seeking to appoint a fixed term Teaching Fellow in Mechanical Engineering.

With a background in computer aided engineering methods (CAD, FEA, CFD or similar), our ideal candidate will be passionate about delivery of world class education and delivery of an exceptional student experience.

The successful candidate will help shape our future undergraduate and postgraduate curriculums across our Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and/or Product Design Engineering programmes, as well as contribute to interdisciplinary teaching activities across the breadth of the University portfolio within their area of competence.

The post holder will also contribute to wider School and University administration and outreach activities.

Candidates who believe they can make a substantial contribution to further enhance our teaching portfolio are encouraged to apply.

We take pride in our equal opportunity provision which is demonstrated by our ATHENA SWAN Silver Departmental Award. We look forward to continuing to expand our reputation of an internationally leading academic discipline in a dynamic and vibrant research and teaching environment.

This is a fixed term contract for 1 year or until 30 September 2023, whichever is soonest. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • An Honours Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or closely related subject.
  • A PhD, or be about to obtain a PhD, or 3 years of equivalent industrial experience in the development and/or use of CAD, CFD, FEA or closely aligned methods within an engineering context, and/or energy systems analysis using MATLAB and Python.
  • Demonstrable breadth and depth of specialist knowledge to teach at undergraduate and or/postgraduate levels across the School UG/PGT provision, aligned with your own area of specialism.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information in English and a proven ability to present ideas clearly and succinctly.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

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