Lecturer in Systems Engineering

Job details
Posting date: 09 April 2021
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 09 May 2021
Location: Bristol, South West England
Company: University West of England
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: R02232

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UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

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. In 2020 we were placed 21st in the Guardian University League Tables in the UK, 2nd in England in Student Experience and we achieved TEF Gold status.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

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 undergraduate and postgraduate 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 postgraduate qualification in Mechanical, Automotive, Electronics, Aerospace or a related Engineering discipline. If from a professional practice/industry background, the successful applicant will have a qualification equivalent to a degree level (or above) together with relevant professional experience within the Engineering 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.

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

• a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
• up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
• flexible working
• excellent defined benefit pension schemes
• access to employee assistance programme
• ongoing learning and development opportunities
• family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
• onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
• savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
• option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

Further information
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Dr Pritesh Narayan on 0117 328 2923 or email:

This is a permanent post, and is full-time working on a 100% contract. This post is not available on a job share basis.

We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit.

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.

We are able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.

Please also refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable to prove your right to work in the UK. Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to produce your right to work documents at your interview.

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