Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechanical Engineering

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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Salary: Starting from 39,992, rising to 47,722

Placed On: Friday 06 July 2018

Closing Date: Tuesday 28 August 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: CT5722R

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechanical Engineering. There are a number of focused research centres within the Department broadly covering the activities of staff associated within four academic groups: Design and Manufacturing; Solid Mechanics and Materials; Thermo-Fluids and Energy; and Dynamics and Control including Robotics. The candidates will be expected to bring new expertise which aligns with one or more of the activities of existing research groups. In addition, the candidates should have the capability to contribute to teaching which fits into the appropriate any academic group.

The applicants must be able to demonstrate the capability to conduct independent and/or collaborative research within the scope of Mechanical 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 New Investigator Award and it would be expected that the successful Lecturers (Assistant Professors) submit this within the first year of the appointment.

The appointee will lecture MEng students on undergraduate programmes and MSc postgraduates in Mechanical Engineering. The Department puts a great deal of emphasis on its design and student-research projects, and the appointees will be expected to participate fully in these teaching activities.

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 (Assistant Professors) 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, Email: g.d.lock [at] bath[.]ac[.]uk


Dr Marcelle McManus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386854, Email: M.McManus [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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