Lecturer (Education) in Professional Engineering Practice Queen’s University Belfast United Kingdom

Queen’s University Belfast

Lecturer (Education) in Professional Engineering Practice                                                   

Ref: 18/106187

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


With our subject formally established at Queen’s in 1912 we have over 100 years of engineering pedigree, and have recently completed a £17m investment in the refit of our laboratory and teaching facilities.


The School’s vision is to be world-leading in research and teaching, addressing global challenges and the needs of society through knowledge creation and dissemination. We are proud of the strong links we continue to develop with industry, both nationally and internationally.


All of our Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught programmes are fully accredited by either the Institute of Mechanical Engineers or the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Our multi-national School proudly holds an Athena Swan Silver award – acknowledging our inclusive ethos.


Delivering action packed dynamic undergraduate and post graduate courses for a changing world the successful candidate will inspire students to develop their understanding and thinking to become industry leaders of the future.


Through our research-led teaching the post holder will work with an international team of experts who are open to collaborate on innovative and cross-disciplinary projects.

Candidates with a background of delivering education in engineering management and/or professional engineering practice, and who can also undertake teaching duties in core mechanical engineering subjects are encouraged to apply for this three year post.


The successful candidate must:


• Honours degree or equivalent in Mechanical, Aerospace or related Engineering subject

• Relevant teaching experience at university level.

• Ability to carry out scholarship in engineering education

• Experience of establishing and developing links with engineering companies based in the UK and Ireland.


Further information about the School can be found at http://go.qub.ac.uk/MechAndAero


Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Paul Hermon, email: p.hermon@qub.ac.uk


Anticipated interview date: week commencing 19 March 2018


Salary scale:   £35,550 - £38,833 per annum (potential to progress to £42,418 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)


Closing date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Brian Falzon, email b.falzon@qub.ac.uk


For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on HR@qub.ac.uk


The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as people with disabilities and females are currently under-represented in this particular category of work, it would particularly welcome applications from these groups.


Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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