Lecturer in Nuclear Graphite Decommissioning Engineering

University of Manchester

United Kingdom


Applications are invited for the above position with an immediate start to:

•    Provide excellent teaching and learning in nuclear subjects, in particular waste management, decommissioning and radiation protection.
•    Deliver small group teaching, supervision and tutorials.
•    Supervise and coordinate group-based coursework. 
•    Contribute to the development of research bids associated with relevant research groups in the Department.
•    Develop a research programme around nuclear waste management with particular emphasis on graphite and intermediate level waste disposal and treatment
•    Publish high quality, peer reviewed research papers, eligible for submission to REF.

The Department of MACE
The Department of MACE is the largest engineering Department within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at The University of Manchester. Manchester was the birthplace of the engineering discipline, and MACE has historical routes in the Institute of Mechanics in founded in 1824. Today the Department hosts 1300 undergraduate and 450 postgraduate students, delivers undergraduate programmes across Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, and MSc programmes in both technical engineering subjects and management. With 120 academic staff, 90 technical and support staff, and 300 postgraduate research students and post-docs, the Department is at the forefront of engineering education in the UK. 

To drive forward our exciting agenda of raising the quality of both our teaching, learning and student experience, as well as world-leading research, we seek to appoint an outstanding early career academic to provide an innovative experience for engineering students. You will deliver, and in time develop, teaching materials in nuclear engineering including Nuclear Systems, Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management. You will be expected to develop activities to improve the quality of teaching, learning and feedback to enhance the student experience. You will deliver lectures, tutorials and workshops to small and large class sizes. It is also expected that you will expand your research portfolio, leading on research proposal development and authoring high quality peer-reviewed journal papers in your field.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit: http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/ 

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Abbie Jones
Email: Abbie.jones@anchester.ac.uk 

Technical support:
Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk
Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:
Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 275 4499

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