COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Principal Lecturer in Internal Combustion Engines

Location
Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£49,158 - £61,331 per annum
Posted
22 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title : Principal Lecturer in Internal Combustion Engines
Job reference : REQ005680
Application closing date : 28/02/2018

Faculty / School or Service : Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS)
Salary : £49,158 - £61,331 per annum
Package : As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type : Academic

Job description :

The Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS) is a research centre within the Institute for Future Transport and Cities for the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing at Coventry University. Through understanding the impact of organisations' activities, behaviours and policies, our research seeks to promote responsibility and to change behaviours for the benefit of economies and societies.
 
Our research teams are (a) developing systems, methods and tools required for an efficient powertrain electrification (b) integrating and developing hydrogen fuel cell systems for automotive powertrains; and (c) developing impact-free internal combustion engines by increased efficiency, introduction of fuels from alternative sources and novel exhaust aftertreatment concepts through experiment and simulation. 
 
This post is within the third of these teams and supplements the team's existing professors and research leadership.
 
Reporting to the Research Centre Director, the post holder will be part of a dynamic team, actively contributing to the research strategy and activities of C-ALPS and supporting a team of very active researchers across a portfolio of projects. The focus for this post includes high efficiency engine concepts, development of virtual calibration methods, alternative and synthetic fuels, exhaust aftertreatment concepts for impact free internal combustion engines, big data analytics in powertrain development, dedicated internal combustion engines for hybrid applications.
 
The successful candidate will support the development of staff and postgraduate research students, to achieve a critical mass of outputs and impacts, building recognition as a global centre for excellence.
 
Candidates must have experience of managing high performance teams, be REFable, be experienced in postgraduate research supervision, have a track record of securing research funding, be able to demonstrate strong international collaborations and networks, as well as be an effective mentor of colleagues and very much a team player. 
 
Further details are available from Hartwig Busch, Director of C-ALPS.
 
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