University College London (UCL)
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in either Structures or Materials
University College London (UCL)
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Published: 2 months ago
Application deadline: Apr 30
Location: London , United Kingdom
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in either Structures or Materials

UCL Department / Division: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Grades: 7-8-9
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): Grade 7 £34,056 - £41,163 per annum or Grade 8 £42,304 - £49,904 per annum or Grade 9 £54,240 - £58,978 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL invites applications at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level from candidates who carry out research in either Engineering Structures or Engineering Materials.

The successful candidate can expect to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in all areas of mechanical engineering. The post holder will also supervise undergraduate, taught graduate and research graduate students; and, contribute to the development of learning materials and the planning and implementation of the Department’s curricula. The post holder is expected to secure external funding to support their own research activities and to publish their research work in leading international journals.

Key Requirements

Candidates must hold a PhD degree, have at least one year of post-doctoral research experience (beyond the date of award of a PhD) and whose research activities are modelling-led and/or theoretical in one of the advertised subject areas.

For appointment in Engineering Structures, the new Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will have a track record of research in traditional engineering structures: for example, steel frame construction, off-shore/marine structures, aircraft, satellites or vehicles.

For appointment in Engineering Materials, the new Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will have a track record of research in multiscale modelling of mechanical properties of materials and their engineering applications (excluding biomaterials and bioengineering).

The principal criteria for appointment are research excellence demonstrated through a strong publication record, evidence of securing external funding, and demonstrable evidence of teaching excellence at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact PJ Tan for Structures or Mark Miodownik for Materials. For queries about the recruitment process, please contact Jamie Maher  

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
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Closing Date: 30 Apr 2017
Interview date: TBC
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