Graduate Teaching Assistant (Lift Technology)

University of Northampton
November 28, 2022
Offerd Salary:£28,762 - £35,333
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Graduate Teaching Assistant (Lift Technology)

Job Type

Part Time Fixed Term


£28,762 - £35,333 per annum pro rata


Waterside Campus

Closing Date


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  • About the Job

    Interview date: 5 December 2022

    The Technology Subject Area is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual who can undertake a part time PhD in the application of machine learning and deep learning in damage detection, localization, and classifications in lifts and escalators and moving walk systems while contributing to our teaching in support our Lift Technology and Engineering provision.

    As well as making a contribution to the teaching and undertaking a PhD in Lift Technology, you may be expected to contribute to other areas of activity in the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology.

    This post will maintain a teaching commitment as required by the Subject Leader and Dean of Faculty, including preparation and delivery of teaching materials as appropriate, preparation and assessment of coursework produced by students and preparation and marking of tests. You will also make a positive commitment to undertake research under the guidance and supervision of a research director of studies.

    The successful candidate will be registered for a PhD with the Faculty, the fees for which will be met by the Faculty. For further details of the role and research please contact

    About you

    You should be a highly motivated individual, able to contribute teaching and research on these programmes. A willingness and ability to contribute to preparation and delivery of Lift Technology distance learning programmes, and to make a positive contribution to research activities related to Lift Technology.

    You should have a relevant degree in Engineering/Computing or an associated subject.



  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering/Computing or an allied subject
  • Desirable:

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Computing or related discipline
  • Faculty

    The Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology is a world leading specialist institution for the study of vertical transportation technology, non- destructive testing, leather and biomaterials technology, sports science, computing, and resource efficiency. We are proud of our curriculum portfolio that has been tailored to meet industry demand.

    The Faculty has an expanding research portfolio and has ambitious plans to increase research activity, including further collaborative bids in the Faculties key subject areas. In the University's REF 2021 submission engineering-related staff was returned to the UoA12 (Engineering) and overall 71% of research was judged to be “world-leading”, “internationally excellent” and “recognised internationally” in originality, significance and rigour".

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