Teaching Fellow (Fixed Term, Part Time) Internal Applicants Only

Job title Teaching Fellow (Fixed Term, Part Time) Internal Applicants Only

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Starting from £41,526, rising to £49,553 Per Annum for duration of contract

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Wednesday 11 September 2019

Closing date Tuesday 24 September 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF7091

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The Department of Mechanical Engineeringof the University of Bath is seeking 3 Teaching Fellow’s on a fixed term basis (until 30 May 2019) to make a significant contribution to pedagogic research and teaching capacity in Mechanical Engineering. The successful applicant will have a PhD, or experience gained through extensive industrial or professional practice, in automotive engineering, or in a related subject area with postdoctoral experience in mechanical engineering, and some experience in supporting undergraduate teaching.

This position will form part of the creation of the new £70m  Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) which is currently undergoing development and is intended to be one of the top three sites in the world for advanced propulsion systems research. It builds on 40 years of continuous propulsion research at the University and recently an EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) was secured providing 86 fully funded PhD students over the next five years.  The current automotive team has an excellent track record in delivering industry-relevant projects, and has long-established collaborations with industrial partners. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding research group which is receiving substantial investment from Government, the Automotive Industries and the University 

The post holder will be expected to teach in a variety of automotive engineering topics at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Teaching Fellow will also contribute to the development of the undergraduate curriculum and design of a new master’s programme.

There are 3 roles available:

  • 2x 0.4 FTE (14.60 hours per week)
  • 0.2 FTE (7.3 hours per week)

Please specify on your application which one you are applying for.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering holds a Silver Award for Athena SWAN scheme, which promotes gender equality among all disciplines. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.  

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Gary Lock, Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, on g.d.lock@bath.ac.uk or Professor Marcelle McManus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, on M.McManus@bath.ac.uk

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.