Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
22 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering and Environment
Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering - Ref EAE17/27
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:  Lecturer £34,520 – £38,832 ; Senior Lecturer £39,992 - £49,149
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 committed to the applications and principles of Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering you will contribute to an area of electrical engineering.  The department has particular strengths in communications engineering, and electrical power engineering.  Excellent candidates with expertise in optical communications or power systems are particularly encouraged to apply though we will consider high-quality applications in any area of Electrical Engineering. A willingness to conduct short periods of teaching overseas in China, Malaysia and Singapore would be a requirement of the post.

You must hold a first degree and it is desirable that you should be either qualified or soon to be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline, and have subject expertise in Electrical Engineering with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality teaching within an appropriate field is essential. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of a relevant professional body is desirable.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Richard Binns, Head of Department on +44 (0)191 2273670 ( 

For full information and details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link:
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:  28 February 2018