Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

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Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering


Heriot-Watt College

Job description

Heriot-Watt College has established a popularity for world-class instructing and modern, related analysis, which has made it one of many high UK universities for innovation, enterprise, and business.The College of Engineering & Bodily Sciences has a world analysis popularity and shut reference to the skilled and industrial world of science, engineering, and know-how.Job AbstractWe’re on the lookout for proficient and extremely motivated people to contribute to instructing and analysis in Aerospace Engineering, as a part of the Institute of Mechanical, Course of & Vitality Engineering (IMPEE), College of Engineering and Bodily Sciences (EPS).Detailed DescriptionYou’ll have proof of growing a world analysis portfolio and will possess a transparent analysis imaginative and prescient in Aerospace Engineering and associated areas. The functions ought to concern analysis and/or instructing expertise in Aerospace Engineering with specialisation on Area subjects. You’ll have alternatives for the event of an unbiased analysis portfolio, in collaboration with our current analysis teams throughout the College.Additionally, you will be concerned in instructing and studying actions within the Mechanical Engineering self-discipline of the College of Engineering and Bodily Sciences (EPS) on the Edinburgh Campus, delivering and assessing undergraduate and postgraduate taught programs in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at our Edinburgh campus in collaboration with colleagues at our abroad campuses in Dubai and Malaysia.Key duties and tasksThe submit holder is required to:

  • Main and interesting in analysis and actively contributing to the college’s analysis profile, together with managing, and supervising and mentoring research-active workers the place acceptable.
  • Actively pursuing analysis funding via the submission of high-quality grant proposals.
  • Establishing collaborative analysis and instructing hyperlinks exterior the college through funding councils, business, enterprise, and public our bodies.
  • Creating cross-Analysis Institute, College, College, and exterior analysis hyperlinks and networks, with a view to maximising analysis funding alternatives and related actions.
  • Contributing to College, Institute and analysis group strategic planning the place required, in addition to finishing up basic analysis administration.
  • Publicising analysis via the preparation and submission of journal and convention papers and taking part in educational conferences.
  • Representing the establishment in an expert capability, significantly with regard to analysis dissemination and improvement e.g. conferences, conferences, with industrial companions, and so on.;
  • Supervising and mentoring undergraduate college students, postgraduate college students and analysis associates’ analysis work.
  • Instructing via the supply of lectures, tutorials and laboratories, assessing the related college students’ work in addition to setting and marking examinations and coursework.
  • Designing and growing instructing supplies and new instructing strategies, utilizing private analysis to tell instructing the place acceptable.
  • Finishing up basic educational administration, together with participation on committees and examination boards, taking duty for key discipline-specific administration duties and mentoring college students.
  • Enterprise steady skilled improvement (CPD) and taking part in workers improvement actions.

Important StandardsCandidates will need to have:

  • First diploma in mechanical engineering, electrical or chemical engineering (or a intently associated self-discipline)
  • PhD inside the space of Aerospace or associated engineering (e.g. Mechanical Engineering)
  • Demonstrated analysis portfolio inside the area of Aerospace Engineering
  • Demonstrated initiative in acquiring analysis funding.
  • Analysis portfolio complementary to Heriot-Watt’s method to impact-led tasks.
  • Demonstrable track-record of high-quality analysis revealed in internationally famend journals.
  • Proof of instructing and evaluation of undergraduate and graduate engineering college students in aerospace engineering subjects, with precedence given to Area subjects akin to area propulsion, area automobiles, area techniques and area dynamics
  • Proof of basic educational analysis management (might be initiating joint proposals, influencing colleagues to work in groups, and so on.)
  • Efficient and interesting communicator
  • Good oral and written presentation abilities.

About our GroupThe College of Engineering & Bodily Sciences (EPS) was created in August 2002. We’re a neighborhood of over 340 workers and round 3,000 college students throughout our three campuses in Scotland, Dubai and Malaysia. The College is recognised as a world chief in schooling, analysis and the applying of data to profit society globally, dedicated to excellence with a function. We’re striving to determine ourselves as companions of selection for world main establishments, constantly delivering an environmentally and financially sustainable development by aligning to the alternatives and necessities of our fashionable instances to handle native and international wants.We’re in search of an skilled and main educational researcher to steer and develop analysis and instructing actions in areas associated to superior supplies, aerospace or stable mechanics.The submit holder can be line managed by the Head of the Institute for Mechanical, Course of and Vitality Engineering (IMPEE) and assigned instructing tasks by the Mechanical Engineering Senior Programme Director.For all standards, additional particulars and easy methods to apply:Heriot-Watt College is dedicated to securing equality of alternative in employment and to the creation of an setting by which people are chosen, skilled, promoted, appraised and in any other case handled on the only real foundation of their related deserves and skills. Equality and variety are all about maximising potential and making a tradition of inclusion for all.Heriot-Watt College values variety throughout our College neighborhood and welcomes functions from all sectors of society, significantly from underrepresented teams. For extra info, please see our web site and in addition our award-winning work in Incapacity Inclusive Science Careers .£45,585 to £54,395 (wage depending on expertise and {qualifications})

Anticipated wage

£45585 – 54395 per yr



Job date

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 03:14:05 GMT

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