Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Electrical Engineering


Newcastle upon Tyne

Working within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, you will provide expertise in an area of Electrical Engineering to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. This will include designing, developing and delivering high-quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high-quality academic outputs, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.

The Department has particular strengths in four core research areas: Renewable Energy Technologies & Materials, Electrical Power & Control Systems, Photonics & Communications (including Optical Communications) and Smart Materials & Surfaces.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with strengths in any of the following areas: energy production generation or storage devices specifically in relation to electric vehicles and smart homes, The Internet of Things (IoT), analogue electronics, or digital electronic synthesis, though we will consider high-quality applications in any relevant area.

You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise in Electrical Engineering with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching within an appropriate field and a strong publication profile are essential. Preferably qualified as a Chartered Engineer with Engineering Council UK or willing to work towards the Chartered Engineer status.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Dr. Wai Pang Ng, Deputy Head of Department: or Professor James McLaughlin, Director of Research .

To apply for this vacancy please click here, and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies ofthe top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled,and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.

Please note this vacancy will close on 19/09/2021