Assistant Professor in Aerospace Structures

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Aerospace Structures

Reference :ENG013720
Closing Date :Wednesday, 1st April 2020
Job Type :Research & Teaching
Department :Mechanical Materials & Manuf Eng
Salary :£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Aerospace Structures to contribute to teaching on our growing undergraduate taught programs in Aerospace engineering. This role is offered as either research & teaching where the person appointed would lead relevant research programs complementing and expanding existing capability or as teaching & learning focused.  It is anticipated that this latter might appeal to someone moving into academia from industry as well as existing academics with a T&L focus.

It is expected that the ideal candidate will have expertise in broad areas related to aerospace structures, including but not limited to: computer aided engineering and design of aerospace systems.     

The role holder will take responsibility for delivering high quality teaching and contributing to the planning, design, development and delivery of materials for undergraduate programmes in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering.  The role will include the development of course curricula and teaching materials as required.

The post holder may also make a significant contribution to the Department/Faculty via leadership and/or administrative management and/or co-ordination of specific initiatives

Please indicate whether you would prefer T&L or R&T

This post is available on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

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.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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