Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
22 Jan 2018
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01 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering and Environment

Professor in Mechanical Engineering - Ref EAE17/29
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:    Competitive

Northumbria University at Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. 

Northumbria is ranked 48th in The Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. Northumbria University values the quality and diversity of our staff.

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is passionate about the principles and applications of Engineering, Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation. 
Working within the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, you will provide expertise in an area of Mechanical Engineering to further enhance research, enterprise and teaching in this area. This will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high quality academic outputs and inform teaching and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject. The department has particular strengths in Renewable & Sustainable Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Materials, Product Development & Manufacturing Technology. Candidates with expertise in these areas are particularly welcome to apply, however, the department will consider high quality applicants in any area of Mechanical Engineering.

You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise in Mechanical Engineering with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a publication profile are essential. Membership and chartered affiliation of a relevant professional body is essential. 

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Prof Robert Dominy, Head of Department on +44 (0)191 2273 779 ( or Dr Laurent Dala, Head of  Mechanical Engineering on +44(0)191 2273069 ( 

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Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:  Thursday 1st March 2018                    
Selection Date: Friday 20th April 2018