Lecturer in Electronic Systems

Employer: University of Kent
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£34,189 - £39,609
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The School of Engineering and Digital Arts is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Electronic Systems to undertake research and innovation and participate in the administration and delivery of taught and research-based engineering programmes. You should be active in innovation and research in at least one of the fields of Communications, Instrumentation and Control or Intelligent Interactions, corresponding to the School’s research groups.

The successful candidate will have a strong research and development background demonstrated by engagement with industry, and a track record of high-quality research and innovation outputs.  Strong communication and team-working skills as well as a higher degree in a relevant discipline are essential.

As Lecturer in Electronic Systems you will:

  • convene and teach modules (particularly in engineering) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as commensurate with the experience and interests of the post holder;
  • supervise practical electronic project work
  • contribute to and enhance the research and innovation activities in engineering;
  • develop individual research and innovation activities in line with the research strategy and expectations of the School, including the active pursuit of external funding to support these activities;
  • assist in meeting the requirements for the monitoring of teaching, learning and research, as prescribed by the University and external bodies;

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in one of the relevant subject areas or other evidence of delivering research and innovation of a high quality, commensurate with a research-intensive institution.
  • A strong, recent track record of high-quality research publications and/or other forms of output appropriate to their fields
  • Research and innovation experience in at least one of the fields of Communications, Instrumentation and Control or Intelligent Interactions, corresponding to the School’s active research groups
  • Recent industrial experience in electronic systems engineering or related fields.

The School of Engineering & Digital Arts is part of the Faculty of Sciences and prides itself on offering excellent teaching in an environment which is also supporting world-class research in the subject areas in which we teach. We have an excellent track record of achievement in teaching, in research, and in enterprise-led activity, and we maintain strong working contacts with Academic and Industrial Organisations within the UK, in Europe, and worldwide. As part of the University’s strategic direction to expand Science and Engineering, the School is establishing a new Mechanical Engineering programme and research theme to complement its existing activities.

The School of Engineering and Digital Arts currently hold a Bronze Award under the Athena SWAN Charter. A Bronze award recognises that the School has a solid foundation for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture that values all staff. This includes initiatives such as working to promote the number of female students on courses, ensuring an even balance of male and female teaching and academic staff, and putting equality policies in place for all staff. 

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Closing date: 20th August 2019