Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering
Queen Mary University of London School of Engineering and Materials Science
United Kingdom

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering (T&R or T&PP)

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £44,931 - £65,823 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL31444
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12 December 2022
Closing date: 1 February 2023

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About the Role

We are looking for an ambitious individual, able to complement and expand our internationally renowned multidisciplinary research within future transport systems, focused on the aerospace field. In REF2022 SEMS was ranked 7th overall and 2nd for the quality of our research outputs.

We look for either world-leading researchers, to make significant contributions at the forefront of international research (Teaching & Research: T&R route) or for well-respected industrialists with a research background, able to expand engineering professional practice within the school (Teaching & Professional Practice: T&PP route). The T&R route allocates ~50% of time to research activity. The T&PP route focuses on leadership and education delivery, allocating ~20% to ongoing engineering professional practice, for example consultancy or industry applied research.

About You

T&R route: Applicants should have a proven track record of research achievement demonstrated through refereed journal publications, and at a minimum outstanding potential for research income generation, with a proven track record expected for senior lecturer level.

T&PP route: Applicants require a clear strategy to integrate and grow professional engineering practise within the school and augment our industrially focused impact.

A commitment to high-quality student education is essential, to develop and support our taught programmes. Experience of teaching in aerodynamics, spacecraft dynamics, aerothermodynamics, flight control and simulation, Python-based aerodynamic simulation is highly desirable.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of development opportunities.

The post is based at the Mile End campus in London. It is a full time, permanent appointment with an expected start from April 2023. The starting salary for Lecturer will be Grade 5/6, in the range of £44,931 - £55,805 per annum, or for Senior lecturer. Grade 7, in the range of £58,949 - £65,823. A generous academic support package will also be available. Reasonable adjustments will be made for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

How to Apply

Please complete and submit an application form, including a single attachment, which clearly details your application route (lecturer/senior lecturer; research/professional practice) then details:

A Research or Professional Practice statement (1 page) which clearly summarises your research achievements or professional practice to date and outlines your future aspirations.

  • T&R - Please focus on details of any funding success and outputs/impact
  • T&PP – Please focus on any links to academia and/or success in driving industrial research
  1. An education statement (1/2 page) which summarises the most relevant elements of your teaching experience
  2. A concise CV in which the following information is laid out:
    • your career history to date and academic qualifications
    • list of fully refereed journal papers (noting the 4 you believe are the most significant to date)
    • details of any research grant income, specifying funding attributed to you specifically

Please informal enquiries to Professor Hazel Screen, Head of School at h.r.c.screen@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 1st February 2023.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 27th February.

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