Mechanical Engineering Lecturer job at BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: Downtown Campus (Millennium Point)
Salary: £47,778 to £51,931 per year
Published on: Wednesday June 08, 2022
Closing date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Reference: 062022-341

Are you a passionate and motivated engineer looking for your next goal?

Engineering at Birmingham City University is a growing, thriving, dynamic and inspiring learning community dedicated to excellence in research, high quality teaching and impactful industrial engagement right in the heart of the city . Committed to celebrating and supporting our diverse community of students and staff, we hold an Athena Swan Bronze departmental award and are members of the WISE campaign. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best chance for future success.

We are seeking an outstanding candidate to join the mechanical engineering team in the Department of Engineering and advance undergraduate and postgraduate mechanical engineering courses through teaching, research, and enterprise.

The main responsibility of the role is to provide an excellent student experience, especially on BEng, MEng and MSc Mechanical Engineering.

All academics in the department must contribute to corporate and/or research activities

  • Provide an excellent student experience.
  • Act in accordance with University strategy, policy and procedures.
  • Innovate on best practices for learning, teaching, support and assessment.
  • Lead the design and development of high quality and up-to-date mechanical modules.
  • Participate in research activities in the field
  • Undertake personal tutoring
  • Embody the strategy and values ​​of the University, by adopting behaviors in line with these values.

You will bring proven research or industry experience in the field of mechanical engineering covering areas such as:

  • Structural mechanics and engineering simulation software
  • Dynamic
  • Mathematical modeling and numerical analysis
  • Design, materials and durability
  • Advanced manufacturing and 3D printing
  • A good first degree and PhD, or willing to study for a PhD in the field

We are a practice-based department, our undergraduate programs are delivered using the CDIO (Design, Design, Implement and Operate) framework, which makes our teaching and research relevant to the changing world that surrounds us. We work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary culture, interacting freely across the school and with colleagues from other schools is encouraged to gain unique insight into impacting problem areas.

The school’s labs and workshop recently received a £7million investment, including refurbishment of the workshop, engine test cells, additive manufacturing facilities and engine manufacturing. state-of-the-art electronics.

We have a dynamic formula student team who can’t wait to take the car to Silverstone again this year.