Lecturer in Electrical Machines and Drives




£41,526 to £49,553 per annum. Potential to progress to £55,750 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE) is looking for a committed and hard-working lecturer. The successful candidate will have a passion for electrical machines and drives (with a good honours degree, a post-graduate qualification, or relevant experience) and bring strong communication and organisational skills to the role. Having a demonstrable background in delivering high-quality innovation in a relevant research area you will be expected to successfully develop and lead research projects and teams.

You will have the ability to provide high-quality teaching, giving our students the best possible learning experience, using a blend of face-to-face and online delivery. Experience and skills in the use of digital education methodologies is highly desirable. Much of the student-facing teaching activity will be delivered in our state-of-the-art, £86m Diamond building and award-winning Heartspace development.

Having an excellent track-record of academic leadership, or a willingness to develop these attributes, and strong communication skills you will foster effective relationships at all levels.

EEE is a thriving department within one of the UKs top engineering faculties. Our research awards have totalled over £53m in the last five years with £7m recently being invested in new research equipment.  The Electrical Machines and Drives Group (EMD) is a world leader in electrical machines, power electronics, controls, and energy conversion and storage systems research.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including women and people from a BAME background.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. We would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including women and those from a BAME background.

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