UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Senior Teaching Associate in Thermodynamics 

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Posted
23 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Senior Teaching Associate in Thermodynamics 

Job number  ACAD102861 
Division/School  Merchant Venturers' School of Engineering 
Contract type  Fixed term contract staff 
Working pattern  Full or Part time 
Salary  £36,001 - £40,523 
Closing date for applications  25-Sep-2017   

The School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering is seeking to appoint a Senior Teaching Associate in Thermodynamics. The post holder will be formally based within our Department of Mechanical Engineering however will operate across the School’s three departments as required. They will work closely with our student body of ~2000 undergraduates and taught and research postgraduates.
 
The role will primarily focus on undergraduate teaching related to teaching in the Propulsion Laboratory, a new teaching laboratory located in the soon to be opened New Wing of the Faculty of Engineering Queen’s Building. The laboratory contains 2 single cylinder multi fuel variable compression engines, 2 diesel multicylinder engines and 2 petrol multicylinder engines and one laboratory test bed jet engine, all used for teaching. The Propulsion Laboratory is specifically designed for the running of laboratory classes.
 
We are seeking an individual with in-depth subject knowledge of thermodynamics and experience of working in a student-facing environment including of teaching at the undergraduate level. A first degree and postgraduate degree (or equivalent professional qualification) in relevant engineering discipline are required.
 
The School holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and we are committed to the equality of opportunities and to selection on merit.  The University has a wide range of policies aimed at supporting staff in work.  Please see www.bristol.ac.uk/equalityanddiversity for further details.
 
This is a part-time or full-time post (up to 1.0 FTE), fixed-term until July 31st 2018.
Informal enquiries are welcome and can be directed to Dr Mike Tierney (mike.tierney@bristol.ac.uk), Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.
 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.