Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Aviation Human Factors

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£45,751 to £76,988 per annum
10 May 2023
End of advertisement period
04 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department: School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £45,751 to £50,798 per annum with potential progression to £63,059 per annum (Lecturer) and £55,753 to £61,942 per annum with
potential progression to £76,988 per annum (Senior Lecturer)
Apply by: 04/06/2023

Role Description

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Aviation Human Factors

We have an exciting opportunity for a research-active aviation human factors specialist to join the Cranfield University team.

About the Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic and inspirational aviation human factors academic to join our high-performing team to develop further our teaching and research activities. The role involves the design, development, delivery and assessment of postgraduate and continuing professional development courses. It also involves bidding for, leading, and delivering high-quality research and consulting within the field of aviation human factors and publishing in appropriate peer-reviewed journals. This will include supervising MSc and PhD students as well as research staff on projects where you are the lead.

About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant subject with either experience in a research role at a University; significant experience as a human factors specialist; or experience in an operational role related to aviation. You will also have teaching experience, ideally at the postgraduate level, and be able to demonstrate the ability to publish in high-quality peer-reviewed journals.

For appointment at the Senior Lecturer level, you will be expected to be able to demonstrate a track record of leadership, such as in course management, business development, preparing large funding bids, acting as a Principal Investigator on funded research projects and managing collaborative networks of researchers linked with industry. You will also have experience of successfully supervising doctoral students to completion and a publication track record commensurate with opportunity.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

The Cranfield Safety and Accident Investigation Centre is a specialist group dedicated to the development and delivery of teaching, research and consultancy in accident / incident investigation, safety, human factors, risk management and within safety critical sectors including air, rail and marine transport, and more recently, also in healthcare and construction.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply                                    

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Colin Pilbeam (E):

Apply online now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 4519.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   04 June 2023

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