Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

University of York Department of Electronic Engineering

United Kingdom

Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

Department:Electronic Engineering
Based at:University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work:Full-time
Contract status:Open
Salary:40,322 - 49,553 a year
Interview Date:01/07/2021
Posted Date:23/04/2021
Apply by:06/06/2021
Job Reference:9335

Role Description


The Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of York has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.  In line with the Department's long-term plans for expansion we seek to appoint an outstanding academic to build upon and expand existing strengths in the area of electrical engineering, contributing to the research, teaching and administration of this discipline. 


You will have a proven international research record and should possess a clear research vision across the area of electrical engineering with particular emphasis on renewable energy, smart electrical distribution, or electrical machines. Experience of managing product or technology developments would also be valued.

You will contribute to the Department's growing research reputation and wider impact in this area, in addition to designing, developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across a range of related subjects. Specifically, you will:

  • Individually and collaboratively develop research projects and proposals, contributing to the production of research outputs, outcomes and impact;
  • Publish original research in appropriate journals or other relevant media as appropriate and attend international conferences for the purpose of disseminating research results or for personal development;
  • Design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and within a particular programme or subject area;
  • Supervise PhD students;
  • Undertake, effectively, a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

Key requirements for the post are:

  • A PhD in electrical or electronic engineering or Physics, or equivalent experience;
  • Specialist knowledge in electrical engineering. With particularly expertise in one of the following: renewable energy, smart electrical distribution, or electrical machines;
  •  Proven ability to contribute to high quality research which is publicly evidenced;
  • Experience of practical work in one of the following: renewable energy, smart electrical distribution, or electrical machines;
  • Ability to supervise the work of others including PhD students.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact the Head of Department, Prof Andy Tyrrell (andy.tyrrell@york.ac.uk), or Dr Jude Brereton (jude.brereton@york.ac.uk), if you would like to learn about working in the Department of Electronic Engineering at York.

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