Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (1542)

Posted 3 years ago

One of the largest research-led science and technology educators in the UK, our Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a world-class teaching environment, covering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. With genuine trailblazing specialisms and global impact, our exceptional research has created an international reputation for making a transformative contribution to the world around us. We deliver work with real-world impact, and cultivate lasting relationships with businesses, the government and the general public to share our innovation and expertise.

Engineering staff at Manchester Metropolitan University work on a wide range of industry-funded, Research Council and Government projects. Our innovation, expertise and partnerships in design, modelling and simulation, renewable energy, communication systems and automation drive the Education, Research and Knowledge Exchange that is vital for Industry 4.0 and industrial digitalisation.

This is an opportunity to join the Mechanical Engineering team as a Senior Lecturer. Within the Department of Engineering, there are several opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and we are seeking to appoint a suitable candidate who is an expert in Solid Mechanics and able to teach theoretical and numerical Finite Element Analysis, Structural Analysis, Material behaviour and Engineering Design subjects. Their teaching, research and academic leadership will contribute to our successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The candidate will have an appreciable track record in a related research area that complements the strengths and initiatives of our faculty-wide, active research community and demonstrates alignment to one of our Research Centres in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area; demonstrate competent skills and commitment to research and industry-informed teaching and contribute to the wider school activities for its continued growth. They will have scholarly publications in the subject area and a track record of substantial research funding.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr. Sravanthi Sashikumar Head of Mechanical Engineering on

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