CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Structural Design

Location
Cranfield, Bedford
Posted
14 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE TRANSPORT AND MANUFACTURING

AEROSPACE/CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN AERONAUTICS (CoA)

LOCATION: CRANFIELD, BEDFORDSHIRE


CoA is one of the world’s largest centres of postgraduate education and research in aeronautics, with over 200 MSc and PhD students. Amongst its programmes, the Centre delivers the world-renown MSc course in Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD) which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. The course has three major components: lecture modules, a group design project and an individual research project. We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic teachers and outstanding researchers and who will help maintain and expand further our portfolio.

Applications are invited for the following full-time academic position:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Structural Design (2 posts)

Full Time, Permanent | Ref: 2289

Lecturer: £41,153 to £45,872 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £57,340 per annum

Senior Lecturer: £50,507 to £56,295 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £70,367 per annum


Applicants must have expertise and experience in the mechanics and design of robust airframe structures. Essentially this covers a wider area, including structural integrity and damage tolerance, structural statics and dynamics.
Ideally, the successful candidates would have industrial and teaching experience, practical programming skills and a good command of commercial software applicable to these areas.

You must have a relevant PhD in aeronautical/aerospace or applied mathematics/mechanical engineering and established research track record in the field. You will have quantifiable experience of winning and leading research and are expected to engage further with bidding, research and high quality publication in reputable research journals.

You are expected to contribute to all three components of the AVD course and to its management.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Howard Smith, Professor in Aircraft Design, on T: +44 (0)1234 758387 or E: howard.smith@cranfield.ac.uk. Alternatively please contact Dr Shijun Guo, Reader in Composite Aero-Structures and Aeroelasticity, on T: +44 (0)1234 754628 or E: s.guo@cranfield.ac.uk

Apply online now at www.cranfield.ac.uk/hr or contact us for further details on E: hr@cranfield.ac.uk or T: +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 4951.
For any enquiries, please quote the relevant reference number.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 25 October 2016