Senior Lecturer (Teaching)

Job title Senior Lecturer (Teaching)

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Starting from £51,034, rising to £59,135 Per Annum

Grade Grade 9

Placed on Friday 20 December 2019

Closing date Thursday 27 February 2020

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF7361

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The Department of Mechanical Engineeringat the University of Bath is seeking to make an appointment at Senior Teaching Fellow level in Automotive Propulsion Systems. The successful candidate will be expected to create exciting new teaching materials (both theoretical and practical) and deliver excellent teaching at Masters level in Automotive Engineering topics. The successful applicant will also be expected to take a major role in the creation and delivery of new Automotive MSc Programmes as well as the MRes associated with the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT). The role will include the Director of Studies.

This position support part of the creation of the new £70m  Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS), currently under construction, 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 and education at the University.  Over the next five years the new EPSRC CDT will provide at least 86 fully funded studentships for a four-year combined training and research programme leading to an MPhil and PhD. This senior teaching fellow role is a vital task to ensure IAAPS will be a leader for Graduate Education and Skills to support the Automotive Industry.

The current automotive propulsion research academic team has an excellent track record in delivering industry-relevant projects and has long-established collaborations with industrial partners. This new appointment is expected to benefit from, and contribute to, this strong industry partnership. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding group which is receiving substantial investment from Government, Automotive Industries and the University 

The successful applicant will have a PhD and/or experience gained through extensive industrial or professional practice in automotive engineering. 

Applications must include a CV and a two-page statement of their approach to teaching in the context of IAAPS. 

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

The role is offered on a full-time basis (36.5 hours/week).

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to either: 

Professor Gary Lock, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386854 Email:

Professor Linda Newnes, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386291 Email:

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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.