Principal Lecturer/Reader in Sustainable Energy Technologies

£49,149 – £58,655 per annum
14 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Lecturer/Reader in Sustainable Energy Technologies

School of Engineering and Technology

Salary: £49,149 – £58,655 per annum

Grade: UH9

FTE: Full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Duration of contract: Permanent

The School of Engineering and Technology is seeking to make a permanent appointment in Automotive, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, with specific knowledge and experience in Sustainable Energy Technologies in areas such as electric vehicles, fuel cells, Aeolic power and solar power.

We seek to appoint a high-achieving individual with a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline. This role requires applicants to have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, that will benefit teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Recognised teacher’s, training will be an advantage.

The successful applicant will focus on research and development in Sustainable Energy technologies and will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, but will also be able to contribute to the School’s other activities, such as commercial work.

The School of Engineering and Technology offers degrees in in Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Systems Engineering, Aerospace Systems Engineering with Pilot Studies, Automotive Engineering, Motorsport Engineering, Automotive / Motorsport Engineering with management, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Digital Technology.

The successful applicant will have a sustainable track record of high quality publications in international journals and experience in winning and managing research grants and will be expected to undertake the full range of duties commensurate with a research-informed, teaching School.

We particularly welcome female applicants as they are under-represented within the School at these levels.

Contact Details / Informal Enquiries: Informal inquiries about the post may be made to Dr. George Haritos, Head of Automotive, Mechanical and Mechatronics Division, School of Engineering and Technology. Tel: 01707 284239, email:  

Closing date: 29 November 2017

Interviews to be held on 8 December 2017

Reference number: 015132