Assistant Lecturer in Engineering Design
Application closing date
Faculty / School or Service
Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing (EEC)
£27,924.00 to £37,467.00 per annum
As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Working in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineering, you
will be committed to contributing to our continued success. You will join a
School with high levels of teaching quality and student satisfaction (ranked
7th in the Guardian University Guide 2022 for our courses in Mechanical,
Automotive, Aerospace and Manufacturing Engineering). Coventry University
achieved Gold for outstanding teaching and learning in the 2017 Teaching
Excellence Framework and our vision is to continue to enhance our position as
a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both
nationally and across the world.
The successful candidate will have experience in Systems Engineering within a
design context and design management approaches to progress a product through
key developmental phases. The candidate will have recent applied experience of
Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and may also have experience of sustainable
Within the role they should be able to relate current industrial best practice
techniques into a manageable format that students can realistically engage
with, to ensure a rigorous approach to the design discipline. The design
curriculum includes (but not limited to); design methodology, CAD/CAM,
Product Bill of Materials (PBoM), verification and validation techniques.
You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student
experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of
everything we do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge in your
area of specialisation and support the school's research culture. You will be
expected to support the design and delivery of teaching that is engaging,
innovative and responsive that achieves excellent student learning outcomes.
You must be willing to work flexibly and promote and support international
partnerships, as well as potentially deliver teaching onsite at one of our
Ideally, the candidate should be qualified to PhD level in a relevant subject.
Alternatively, candidates with relevant industrial experience to an equivalent
level are also encouraged to apply
Experience of working on applied research projects or contracts, as well as
participation in professional practice/consultancy will be advantageous
The position is primarily open to candidates who wish to focus on teaching
practice, development and management. However, successful candidates will also
have the opportunity to apply to become an Associate Member of one of our
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