Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer (Above the Bar, Permanent, Full-time) in Mechanical Engineering (ENERGY) at NUI Galway

Employer: National University of Ireland Galway
Job location
Galway
Job salary
on request
Job term
Full Time
Job closing date

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer (Above the Bar, Permanent, Full-time) in Mechanical Engineering (ENERGY) at NUI Galway. The University seeks to appoint an academic staff member with expertise in decarbonisation of energy systems based on mechanical engineering foundations, including but not limited to thermal, aerodynamic, hydraulic, and materials engineering.

               

The new appointee will be expected to develop an outstanding programme of research and teaching in Mechanical Engineering, underpinning the innovation and development of products and technology that support the decarbonisation of energy systems. These aims support NUI Galway’s adoption of Sustainability as one of four core values of its Strategy 2020-25, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The appointee will have opportunities to work with colleagues across the University’s academic disciplines and research institutes. The appointee will be encouraged and supported to attract R&D funding in fundamental and applied research areas, and to work closely with local and national industry.

The new appointees will be required to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, student project supervision, and administration activities of the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Engineering, and the wider University. In particular, appointees will be expected to contribute to the development of taught postgraduate programmes.

The successful candidate shall possess:

•          A primary degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Marine, or Energy Engineering or a closely related discipline;

•          A PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, Marine, or Energy Engineering or a closely related discipline;

•          Experience in third level teaching, including lecturing and student supervision;

•          An appropriate publication record, to include peer-reviewed journal publications, an appropriate research funding record, and the capacity to develop a strong research programme in the application of mechanical engineering to low-carbon energy technology, such as (but not limited to) fuel cells, energy storage systems, production and combustion of hydrogen or synthetic fuels, offshore wind energy, airborne wind energy, wave energy, tidal energy;

•          An ability to conduct programme administration and management in a public service university environment;

•          A strong commitment to working with colleagues within existing, established research centres and groups and a willingness to develop and lead new research activity and research groupings;

•             A strong commitment to working with the industry in the low-carbon energy sector.

For informal enquiries, prospective applicants are welcome to contact:

Dr. Nathan Quinlan, Head of Mechanical Engineering: nathan.quinlan@nuigalway.ie.

Dr. Martina Kelly, Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering: martina.kelly@nuigalway.ie

               

Please see the following links for additional information: http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering/

https://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/mechanical-engineering/

Salary: €66,762 to €87,701 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January 2011)

(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) Thursday, 16th September 2021.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting will apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at http://www.dbei.gov.ie

For more information and Application Form please see website:  http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.