Professor or Associate Professor of Electrical Power Systems Engineering

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
20 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor or Associate Professor of Electrical Power Systems Engineering

School of Creative Arts & Engineering

Location:  Stoke campus
Tenure:  Full time permanent, working 1.0fte
Closing Date:   Wednesday 22 November 2017
Interview Date:   Friday 08 December 2017
Reference:  CAE17-06RA
Salary: Associate Professor - Grade 9, currently £49,149 - £56,950
Professor - Grade 10, currently £58,655 - £62,219
The Department of Engineering at Staffordshire University is pleased to announce the recruitment of a full-time Professor or Associate Professor of Electrical Power Systems Engineering to join our recently established department within the School of Creative Arts and Engineering. This recruitment is central to our ambitious expansion plans helping us deliver against the University’s vision and beyond.

Engineering at Staffordshire University has a well-established reputation for providing an innovative portfolio which includes Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Higher and Degree Apprenticeships and commercial courses. We wish to complement our existing, experienced and very successful academic team with a suitably experienced, enthusiastic and motivated candidate seeking to further their career in Higher Education.

As an established researcher and subject expert, you will be expected to contribute to the University’s research outputs by attracting research funding/consultancy work and leading high-quality research in the areas of electrical energy and power systems engineering. Your expertise will be essential for the development of electrical engineering based awards as part of the Higher and Degree Apprenticeships scheme for which you will be the Course Leader. You will teach and assess students across a range of levels and courses. We will also look for you to help shape our teaching and learning strategies to explicitly enhance the student experience through the use of digital technology.

You must be an enthusiastic, reliable and resourceful academic with ambition to undertake research, consultancy and income generating activities. You must be educated to doctoral or equivalent level professional qualification in Electrical Engineering.

This appointment reflects Staffordshire University’s commitment to continue its improvement against national measures of research excellence through increased investment and support for key thematic areas of research.
Previous applicants need not apply.

To Apply

If you wish to apply for this post please use the “Apply Online” link to complete the University’s online application form. We would ask all applicants to ensure that they have provided comprehensive information under each criterion in the Supporting Statements section of the application form and add any relevant additional information in the Additional Information Section (e.g.: indicate if you are interested in either the Associate Professor or the Professor post).

In addition, please attach the following documentation with your application:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae;
  • Completed Referee Nomination Form (Please see below);
  • A list of all publications since 2014.

A guide to “Applying for Professorial Conferment” is also provided as an additional attachment for your information and perusal.

For an informal discussion please contact Cedric Belloc, Head of Department of Engineering on: 01782 353451 or 07920 703839.

Further details:

Staffordshire University is an equal opportunities employer.
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