Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

School/department: School of Engineering and Informatics
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 2252
Salary: Lecturer A: Starting at £35,550 and rising to £38,833 per annum.
Lecturer B:
Starting at £39,992 and rising to £47,722 per annum.
Applicants at either Lecturer A or Lecturer B level will be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed at the appropriate level according to skills and abilities.
Placed on: 16 August 2017
Closing date: 5 October 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 1 January 2018

Job description

The School of Engineering and Informatics wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.

The School would welcome applications from candidates whose research interests lie in areas related to the technologies for  hybrid and electric vehicles, particularly focused on improved electric engine technologies, vehicle energy recovery systems, vehicle control, battery control and vehicle communication technologies.   We are seeking an individual who can strengthen the internationally leading research activities of the Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group and contribute to establishing new interdisciplinary research in electric vehicle technologies at the School.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas such as engine technology, vehicle technology, automotive power systems or electromechanics. The successful applicant will be supported with an appropriate start-up package to help them establish their independent research portfolio.

Informal enquiries may be addressed either to Prof Maziar Nekovee, Head of Department of Engineering and Design, M.Nekovee@sussex.ac.uk  or Professor Jonathan Bacon, Acting Head of School, J.Bacon@sussex.ac.uk.

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, and statements of future research plans and ways in which the applicant could contribute to teaching across the School.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to enginfrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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