UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Reader in Control Engineering

Location
Brighton, East Sussex (GB)
Posted
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX

School of Engineering and Informatics      Ref: 1457
Department of Engineering and Design

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Reader in Control Engineering (Permanent, full time)

Salary range:

Lecturer: starting at £39,324 and rising to £46,924 per annum

Senior Lecturer/Reader: starting at £48,327 and rising to £55,998 per annum

Applicants at either Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader level will be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level appropriate to their skills, abilities and qualifications.

The Department of Engineering and Design wishes to appoint a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader in Control Engineering to join the Dynamics, Control, and Vehicle Research Group (DCVR). This is one of seven positions being advertised that are linked to further major investments, supported by a recent £10m grant, for a new centre encompassing computing, robotics, electronics and mechatronics.

The School welcomes applications from candidates whose research interests lie in areas such as electromechanical systems, control for mechatronics and robotics or control for electrical drives and vehicles. We are seeking an individual who can strengthen the internationally leading research activities of the Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas such as control and electromechanics.  

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and statements of future research plans, and where applicants could contribute to teaching across the School.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr J.F.Dunne, Head of the Dynamics, Control, and Vehicle Research Group J.F.Dunne@sussex.ac.uk; or Professor D J Mynors, Head of School, D.J.Mynors@sussex.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: 20th January 2017

The selection process requires candidates to be available on both: 21st and 22nd February 2017.

For full details and how to apply see www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates.