Lecturer in Aircraft Design

Employer
University of Bristol
Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£38,017 - £42,792
Posted
Apr 21, 2021
Closes
May 17, 2021
Ref
165746
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The role

The Department of Aerospace Engineering is looking to enhance its teaching capability in a core aspect of aerospace engineering - Aircraft Design. The department is internationally recognised for its research and for its teaching, where we aim to provide a balanced mix of theory, practice and design skills, providing up to date and relevant education through provision of stimulating and authentic learning environments. We are looking for someone who can bring research or industrial experience of an aspect of Aircraft Design and who can teach students about the broad, interlinked nature of this cross-disciplinary field.

What will I be doing

You will:
  • Develop learning content in a variety of formats to support the aircraft design theme running through our undergraduate programmes.
  • Be responsible for the delivery and coordination of the relevant units to make sure that all students receive an excellent learning experience.
  • Work with academic and technical staff to enhance our practical and design teaching activities.
  • Act as a conduit to industry ensuring our Aircraft Design teaching equips students for a career in aerospace engineering.
  • Take responsibility of maintaining and enhancing academic standards in the relevant units to ensure that academic outcomes are reflective of student learning.
  • Review and reflect on the feedback received for the relevant units and contribute to redesign and redevelopment of these.


You should apply if
  • You are excited about stretching the imagination of undergraduate engineers.
  • You have technical expertise in an aspect of Aircraft Design.
  • You value working within a diverse and multi-cultural team and prepared to serve as a role model in inclusive workplace behaviours.
  • You understand the nature of the challenges of teaching practice-based knowledge in a highly academic setting.
  • You can build strong, effective relationships with a range of stakeholders within and beyond the University.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate verbally and in writing.
  • You are someone who can get up to speed quickly, thrives on digesting lots of information, is mindful of competing priorities, and can drive activity forward in a sustainable manner.


We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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