Lecturer in Engineering Ref: 3347

School/department: School of Engineering and Informatics/Department of Engineering and Design  
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 3347
Salary: starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum
Placed on: 13 March 2020
Closing date:  15 April 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 01 July 2020


Job description

The Department of Engineering and Design at the University of Sussex is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Engineering with expertise in robotics and automation. The Department is part of the School of Engineering and Informatics, which delivers world-class research and high-quality teaching in automotive, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, robotics, product design as well as in computer science.

The successful candidate will be part of the Robotics and Mechatronics Systems Research Group and will be expected to have research interests in the areas of robotics, soft robotics, bioinspired robots, mechatronics devices, machine vision and autonomous systems.  We are especially keen to recruit candidates who can complement the existing research interests of the academics in the research Group. We encourage applicants who see themselves able to contribute to the research activity of the Group to apply even if their research interests are not listed here.

The successful applicant will be responsible for devising and delivering teaching for the Department in our electrical/electronic with robotics and mechanical with robotics courses including teaching in our Trans National Education programmes abroad.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and statement of future research plans and ways in which the applicant could contribute to teaching across the Department. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Romeo Glovnea, the Head of Department (r.p.glovnea@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.

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

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

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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