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Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

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Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: City Centre Campus (Millennium Point)

Salary: £31,762 to £41,998 per annum Permanent

Posted On: Monday 22 August 2022

Closing Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Reference: 082022-485

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

Engineering at Birmingham City University is a growing, thriving, vibrant, 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 student and staff community we hold a Departmental Athena Swan Bronze award and are members of the WISE campaign. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join the Mechanical Engineering Team in the Department for Engineering and advance the undergraduate and postgraduate Mechanical Engineering courses through teaching, research and enterprise.

The primary responsibility of the role is to deliver an excellent student experience in particular on BEng, MEng and MSc Mechanical Engineering.

All academics within the Department are expected to contribute to enterprise and/or research activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide an excellent student experience.
  • Acting in accord with the University’s strategy, policy and procedures.
  • Participate in research activity in the subject area
  • Undertake personal tutoring
  • Embody the University’s strategy and values, demonstrating behaviours that align to those values.

Skills and Experience

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

  • Design, Advanced manufacturing and 3D printing
  • Proven post-graduate level mathematical and analysis skills and associated computational simulation, use of Matlab, Ansys, Adams or similar software.


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Core Values

BCU Values underpin how we work in achieving the ambitions set out in our Strategy and Priorities, and are the principles that unite the way we work together and for our students.

The University is committed to internationalism and diversity and welcomes applications from all countries, faiths and backgrounds.

It is each individual successful applicants responsibility to ensure that they have permission to work in the UK. Some applicants may require sponsorship from the University and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

Some roles are not capable of sponsorship because they do not meet the UKVI criteria relating to skill and salary level. If you are unsure as to whether you would require sponsorship if successful, or whether the role is capable of sponsorship, please contact us: RTinbox@bcu.ac.uk



Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

At Birmingham City University we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion in our employment practice and in all that we do . This commitment is enshrined in our Core Values and is detailed in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Employment Policy. The University values and celebrates the diversity of our staff and students; we welcome people from the many different backgrounds and life experiences that reflect the students and the citizens we serve. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and actively encourage unique contributions, in particular from under-represented groups in respect of age, disability, sex, gender or gender identity, ethnicity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status

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