Professorship of Mechanical Engineering (1997)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
23 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Professorship of Mechanical Engineering (1997)

Department/Location: Department of Engineering

Reference: NM33289

Closing date: 21 November 2022

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Mechanical Engineering (1997) invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work is in applied mechanics with applications in dynamics and vibrations, to take up appointment on 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in applied mechanics with applications in dynamics and vibrations and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.  They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.  The Professor will be based in Cambridge.  A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

Further information is available at:
or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 21 November 2022.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Michael Sutcliffe (Convenor of Board of Electors, email:

Please quote reference NM33289 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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