Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Future Manufacturing Engineering

EmployerUniversity of Bath
Published17 March 2017
WorkplaceBath, South West England, UK
CategoryMechanical Engineering / Mechanics


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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Future Manufacturing Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Salary: Starting from £38,511, rising to £45,954

Placed On: Friday 17 March 2017

Closing Date: Wednesday 03 May 2017

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: CT4748

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer (Assistant Professor). The candidate will be part of a dynamic research team with a broad base in innovation, design, materials processes and manufacture. Research related to additive, light-weight and composite manufacturing has strong industrial links with the aerospace and automotive sectors through the Materials and Structures (MAST) and Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centres (PVRC). The candidate’s research should align with the overarching EPSRC Manufacturing the Future research theme. It will drive innovation in repeatable and efficient manufacture of high-value products. This will broadly cover the emerging areas of 21st century products and processes, digital manufacturing, sustainable industries and new industrial systems.

The applicant must be able to demonstrate the capability to conduct independent and/or collaborative research within the scope of Manufacturing Engineering,obtain external research funding and publish high-quality research papers.


provide a four-page outline of a potential research grant application and be prepared to discuss this at interview.Typically this application would be aimed at the EPSRC First-Grant Scheme and it would be expected that the successful Lecturer (Assistant Professor) submit this within the first year of the appointment.

The candidate will contribute to teaching within the core MEng and MSc programmes in Mechanical Engineering. Depending upon individual expertise teaching will be broadly within manufacturing, design, innovation, management, creativity or entrepreneurship.

The successful applicant will work in a progressive academic environment, and will benefit from the supportive, collaborative and well-organised Department and Faculty system at the University. There is a strong culture of providing newly-appointed lecturers the necessary support and freedom to develop their academic careers. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country are an added attraction.

We encourage the development of a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer excellent benefits, with options for flexible working.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a presentation of their current research experience and future research ambitions at a date prior to a formal interview.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to either:

Professor Gary Lock, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386854 or Email: g.d.lock [at] bath[.]ac[.]uk


Professor Linda Newnes, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386854 or Email: l.b.newnes [at] bath[.]ac[.]uk

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


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