Lectureship in Digital Manufacturing/4.0 (Research and Teaching)

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Manchester, ENGLAND
Deadline: 17 Apr 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Digital Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 to join our diverse community within the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering. You should be an ambitious and creative early career academic with strong expertise in the field of Digital Manufacturing. Within this area, applicants with a track record in digital manufacturing systems, data exchange in manufacturing technologies, cyber-physical systems, internet of things and industrial digital twins are particularly encouraged.

You will be expected to deliver high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in digital manufacturing/ Industry 4.0 as well as developing activities to improve the quality of teaching, learning, feedback and student experience. You will be supported to develop a world-leading research portfolio, leading on research proposal development and authoring high quality peer reviewed journal papers, to advance this field not only through your own areas of expertise, but through developing interdisciplinary research activities within and beyond the University.

The Manufacturing Group is a vibrant group of world-leading academics, conducting cutting edge research with strong research collaborations and visiting academic positions with a wide range of prime and SME companies and links with Universities and Research Centres all over the world. The Group’s research is aligned to the UK Government’s industrial strategy and the Made Smarter Challenge that highlights the importance of manufacturing for the UK and the North West in particular. Building on the government’s long-term commitment to R&D, the recently announced investment of up to £121 million to support cutting-edge science and technologies offers the Group a timely opportunity to lead a transformation in the manufacturing sector.

The School of MACE is the largest engineering School within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Manchester. Manchester was the birthplace of the engineering discipline, and MACE has historical routes in the Institute of Mechanics which was founded in 1824. Today the School hosts 1300 undergraduate and 700 postgraduate students, delivers undergraduate programmes across Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, and MSc programmes in both technical engineering subjects and management. With 120 academic staff, 90 technical and support staff, and 300 postgraduate research students and post-docs, the School is at the forefront of engineering education in the UK.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles, promoting gender equality and diversity throughout the School. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Paulo Bartolo

Email: paulojorge.dasilvabartolo@manchester.ac.uk

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button above to find out more.

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