Lecturer in Avionics and Control

Job details
Posting date: 21 October 2019
Salary: £33,199 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 November 2019
Location: BS16 1QY
Company: University West of England
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: R00816

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We are a well-established university, with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries, making this a diverse and interesting place to study. We achieved 89% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Satisfaction survey in 2018, this excellent result puts us as the top university in the South West and in 7th place nationally. In 2018 we were placed in the Guardian's Top 40 Universities in the UK and we achieved TEF Gold status.

About us:
Working in the Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics comprising of a range of practice-led academic programmes, this post is a permanent appointment teaching and supporting students on the Aerospace Engineering programmes. You will be joining a growing and ambitious department that values the integration of research and practice-led materials within teaching and learning very highly. Thus, the successful applicant will be expected to undertake design and delivery of teaching that is engaging, innovative and responsive, achieving outstanding student learning outcomes. The successful applicant will also actively engage in high quality research, scholarly and/or practice activity that informs, extends and transforms their subject area and informs teaching.

About you:
The successful applicant will have a PhD in Avionics, Aircraft Systems, Control or a related discipline. If from a professional practice/industry background, the successful applicant will have a qualification equivalent to degree level (or above) together with relevant professional experience within the Aerospace Sector. A teaching qualification and experience of teaching in higher education is desirable. Experience of working in or collaborating with relevant industry is desirable and there will be opportunities to work with industry on knowledge exchange projects.

We would consider applications from candidates that wish to work part time.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

- a generous holiday allowance of 35 Days
- up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition
- flexible working
- excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
- family friendly policies
- onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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