Teaching Fellow

Imperial College London


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Job summary

Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow position to support teaching of aeronautical engineering subjects in the department of Aeronautics undergraduate and MSc degrees, with particular emphasis in the areas of Aerostructures, Aircraft Design, Sustainable Aviation Technologies, and Aircraft Life-cycle assessment.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to help design, organise and administer teaching-related activities. You will deliver core course lectures and tutorials, coordinate some teaching laboratories, and supervise both undergraduate and master students’ projects. You will assist with student pastoral care, participate in course admissions and examinations processes, and undertake other general duties as specified by the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Essential requirements

A background in applied experimental or computational aerostructures, aircraft design and optimisation, sustainable aviation technologies, and aircraft life-cycle assessment will be preferred, but outstanding candidates with other areas of expertise relevant to aeronautical sciences will also be considered.

Effective communication and problem-solving skills are particularly important. A track record of teaching in engineering in higher education at the highest standards is essential. It would be desirable for the candidate to have, or be working towards, a recognised teaching qualification.

Applicants should have a degree in Engineering, preferably Aerospace or Mechanical, though applications from other fields of engineering, physics or mathematics will be considered. You should also have, or be nearing completion of, a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. 

Further information

This is a full time, open-ended position based at South Kensington Campus. 

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: [email protected]

For queries regarding the recruitment process please contact Lisa Kelly: [email protected]

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