University Instructor in Engineering (x3 posts)
Canterbury Christ Church University
6h ago

Job description

Fixed term for 4 years

Part-time 0.5fte University Instructor( and 0.5fte PhD)

School of Engineering, Technology and Design are seeking to appoint 3 University Instructors to simultaneously undertake instructional teaching support of engineering laboratories across Engineering section and also an interdisciplinary PhD in are of Engineering field.

The focus of the teaching element (50%) will depend upon experience in order to provide teaching support across the Engineering Section undergraduate and future postgraduate computing degree programmes.

The PhD study (50%) is a priority research area within the Engineering section, for which a tax-free bursary will be provided.

  • We would welcome applications from canditates with their own project ideas and canditates seeking PhD projects within the following areas of research;
  • FEA, CFD, Advance Manufacturing, wastewater treatment, Laser Fabrication, Chemical Emulisions, Industry 4.0, Internet of Thngs, Excoskelton, Internet of Medical Things, Visual Anlaytics, Biomedical Engineering, and Product Design.

  • The purpose of the PhD is to investigate an orginal area of research to support the further understanding, application and analysis of the subject area within the subject filed of the PhD to benefit of all stakeholders;
  • students, acadmeics, University, Society and Business. The role will also involve contribution to outreach and recruitment activities.

    The successful candidates will also enrol on a module on the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP), to support gaining Associate Fellow of the Advance HE.

    This is an exciting opportunity to start to contribute to computing research in the UK and to support the teaching in the Engineering section of the School.

    Applications are welcomed from candidates who have recently completed Meng or BEng Engineering related degree to 2(i) / 1st, or MSc in an area of engineering or have relevant industrial experience.

    Candidates who want to return to computing after a career break, would be welcomed, professional development to develop individuals to be computing educators will be provided.

    Applications are also welcomed from candidates who are seeking a fractional appointment or a job-share opportunity.

    Start date for applications : 24 March 2020

    Closing date for applications : 18 May 2020

    Interviews are to be held : 02 June 2020

    Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received.

    For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

    If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REQ01358.

    Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

    Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

    For more information about this role, please view the job description via the attachments link above.

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