Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Aeronautical Engineering


Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Lecturer starting from £40,608 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Senior Lecturer starting from £46,487 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 17 May 2021
Reference: 055A2021

At the University of East London, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our East London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. We aim to attract and retain the best possible staff and offer a working environment at the heart of a dynamic region with excellent transport links. You can look forward to a warm, sincere welcome, genuine camaraderie and mobility in an institution led with passion, visibility and purpose. Your impact, resilience and sense of collegiality will directly contribute to the University’s future and those of the students whose lives you will touch and change forever. 

The University will be launching its undergraduate offering of Aeronautical Engineering in September 2021. This lectureship post has become available within the Department of Engineering and Construction at the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering to teach within the subject area of engineering. The Department prides itself on excellent student experience, with civil engineering portfolio recently ranked no. 1 (out of 60) in the UK achieving overall student satisfaction of 96% in the recent NSS survey (July 2020).

As an expert in this field you will deliver lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, and practical sessions including site visits and field schemes. In addition to preparing teaching materials to conduct assessments in accordance with UEL’s quality standards, you will contribute to the School’s vibrant research and/or knowledge transfer activities which includes obtaining research grants and funding. 

You will have a degree in engineering, a PhD in a relevant area and membership of an appropriate professional body. You will have specific expertise and experience in one or more areas within aerodynamics (including CFD), avionics, controls & instruments, propulsion and power generation at an advanced level. You will also have conducted practical and/ or laboratory sessions in at least one of these subject areas and will have the relevant Chartered status or on pathway to achieve one in the near future. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Fawad Inam, Head of Engineering and Construction at f.inam@uel.ac.uk; Tel: +44 (0) 7856336134.

Resume without completed online application form will not be accepted. 

Awarded Athena SWAN Bronze in 2019, the Department of Engineering and Construction has introduced policies to promote women role models in STEM subjects and encourage gender parity. Therefore, as we are currently under-represented by women in the Department, we would particularly welcome and encourage applications from this group.

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At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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