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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Thermofluids and Aerodynamics

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£46,497 - £72,335 per annum
Closing date
15 Apr 2024

Application closing date: 15/04/2024
Salary: £46,497 - £72,335 per annum
Job category/type: Academic

The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader, (commensurate with experience) with demonstrable research expertise in one or more of the fields of fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, or hydrodynamics.    

Our ideal candidate will undertake world class innovation-led research programmes that complement their research, along with contributing to the delivery of an excellent student experience via research-led teaching and assessment. The post holder will also contribute to wider School and University citizenship and outreach activities.   

Our School has a commitment of becoming an academic home to researchers and educators with a highly diverse cultural and professional background. The new appointee will join a group of enthusiastic, highly research active and collegiate academics who deliver a world-class education to our undergraduate and postgraduate students. Candidates who believe they can make a substantial contribution to further enhance our teaching provision and research 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.          

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • Honours Degree or Equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or closely related subject.
  • Hold a PhD in a relevant subject.
  • Demonstrable postdoctoral research experience in a relevant research area including, but not limited to, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, or hydrodynamics.
  • Record of high quality, relevant, research publications commensurate with stage of career.  

Please note the above is not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria 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 (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) 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: and        

Informal enquiries may be directed to Trevor Robinson via

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