Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering

University of Nottingham Department of Mechanical Materials and Manufacture Engineering

United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering

Closing Date
Friday, 4th December 2020
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Mechanical Materials & Manuf Eng
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The purpose of this role will be to lead and deliver individual and collaborative research and teaching in the area of aerospace engineering, and make a contribution to the direction of research programmes in the Faculty of Engineering. 

Applications are welcome from individuals with teaching/research experience in any related areas of aerospace engineering.

The role will be responsible for generating new intellectual understanding/knowledge through the application of knowledge and for developing ideas for application of research and teaching outcomes.

The post holder will develop new concepts and ideas and will be expected, where appropriate, to develop and win support for innovative research and/or teaching development proposals and funding bids.

The post holder will make a significant contribution to their academic unit via leadership and/or administrative management and/or co-ordination of specific initiatives.

The role holder will take responsibility for delivering high quality teaching and contributing to the planning, design, development and delivery of materials on our growing undergraduate taught programs in aerospace engineering. The role will include the development of course curricula and teaching materials as required.

We expect the candidate to have a good understanding of the aerospace sector with a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline with appropriate postdoctoral or industry experience. The candidate should be self-starting and pro-active in making a contribution to teaching and research goals of the department. An ideal candidate will be willing to work in a team to deliver teaching and research related to aerospace engineering.

This is a full time, permanent position. 

Please direct informal enquiries to Prof Ian Ashcroft (Head of department) ( or Dr Tanvir Hussain (Aerospace Eng program director) ( )

Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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