Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) or Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Job title Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) or Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Department Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Salary Senior Lecturer/Reader(Associate Professor) £50,132 to £58,089 pa

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) £40,792 to £48,677 pa

Grade N/A

Placed on Thursday 15 August 2019

Closing date Monday 30 September 2019

Interview date Monday 28 October 2019

Reference CT6596R

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The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath is recruiting at Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) or Lecturer (Assistant Professor) level. Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant discipline, have a strong or developing profile of publications and research grant capture that is appropriate for the level they are applying for. The Department has a strong record in both research and teaching and close collaborations with industry. 91% of its research activity was graded as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 and it is consistently highly placed in the National Student Survey.

Applicants must demonstrate how their research interests complement existing research within the Department (see Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering research and the Research Centres and Themes in the “Background Information” document for details on current research).

Appointed candidates will be expected to carry out research, supervise research students and secure research funding. Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level is expected, including fundamental electronic/electrical engineering material in addition to advanced modules. Participation in the Department’s student design and research projects is also expected.

All applicants must clearly state the level (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader) they are applying for and submit a full CV and separate research and teaching statements of up to two pages each. The research statement should detail the potential fit with existing research and outline plans for research activity and grant capture over the next five years. The teaching statement should give areas of teaching expertise and potential teaching contributions. Please note that we are unable to process applications without these mandatory components.

The University of Bath has a compact, single-site campus that facilitates multi-disciplinary research. The post-holder will join a successful and expanding department. New Lecturers benefit from the peer support of a large group of Early Career Researchers, in additional to a formal development and mentoring programme. The University is based in an attractive campus on the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath and offers the lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Prior to drawing up a shortlist, potential candidates may be invited to give a Skype presentation on their research and teaching interests to senior academics from the Department.


You will also be entitled to a very generous 19.5% employer contributory pension (8.8% employee contributions) as well as the following employee benefits: 

  • 39 days holiday pro-rata, (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Interest-free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy service

We encourage the development of a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer excellent benefits, with options for flexible working. Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. For an informal discussion about the positions, please contact Dr Adrian Evans, Head of Department, email or Professor Furong Li, 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.