Assistant Professor in Human Factors

University of Nottingham

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Mechanical Materials & Manuf Eng
Location:  University Park

£39,592 to £54,421
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 30 June 2023
Reference:  ENG261323

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Human Factors. This role is offered as research & teaching where the person appointed would lead relevant research programs complementing and expanding existing capability. 

Applications are invited from individuals with teaching/research experience in human factors/ergonomics/human-computer interaction (HCI). You will have a PhD in ergonomics, human factors, HCI, or other relevant area. 

The appointment will be within the Human Factors Research Group and to the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering. 

You will take responsibility for delivering high quality teaching and will contribute to the planning, design, development and delivery of materials on our undergraduate and post-graduate taught programmes. The role may include the development of course curricula and teaching materials as required. You may also make a significant contribution to their academic unit via leadership and/or administrative management and/or co-ordination of specific initiatives.

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop, and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a university employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and attractive pension scheme.

This is a permanent, full-time post (36.25 hours). Arrangements for job share may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Glyn Lawson (Human Factors Course Director) ([email protected]). Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

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