Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Application closing date
Faculty / School or Service
Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing (EEC)
Grade 8: £40,927 - £58,297 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 be able to contribute to the delivery of topics
relating to our mechanical engineering curriculum, with a focus on Fluid
mechanics and thermodynamics. Working within our school team, you will
develop your abilities in module delivery and project supervision, including
supporting computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling. You will have
knowledge in CFD modelling software (e.g. Ansys, STAR-CCM+, OpenFOAM, etc.);
experience in other engineering tools (e.g. CONVERGE CFD, MATLAB, Abaqus,
HyperMesh and Hyperworks) will also be beneficial. You should have excellent,
up-to-date, experience in both theoretical and applied/experimental techniques
in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, and be able to link current themes and
research in your teaching. The candidate should be qualified to PhD level in a
relevant subject, but candidates with relevant industrial experience to an
equivalent level are also encouraged to apply.
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. You will be expected to undertake design and delivery of
teaching that is engaging, innovative and responsive that achieves excellent
student learning outcomes. You must also be willing to work flexibly to
promote and support our international partnerships.
The successful applicant's research profile should align with the Engineering
Applications of Fluid Mechanics research group within the Centre for Fluids
and Complex Systems (FCS). The group's research interests include (but are
not limited to) mass and heat transfer, multiphase and reactive flow in
porous media, turbulence, aerodynamics and combustion, with an emphasis on
Experience of working on research projects, including grant and funding
applications, research leadership, supervision, quality publications and
conference presentations will be highly advantageous. Please submit a research
statement alongside your application.
Informal inquiries re research in FCS are encouraged, please contact Dr.
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