Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy

Kingston University

United Kingdom

November 15, 2021


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy


Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing

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Athena Swan


School of Engineering and the Environment

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  • This is a career-defining opportunity at the heart of a department that promotes problem-based learning and interdisciplinary work with excellent facilities. You will work with a talented team to deliver a vibrant real-world education and you will deliver and assess a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules for the degrees taught within the department.You will be expected to contribute to the following subject areas; Renewable Energy, Fuel cells and Bioenergy.

    You will engage actively in applied research and contribute to the University's objective of securing an outstanding reputation for research informed teaching, innovation and integrated academic practice. You will also be expected to participate in consultancy, pursuing opportunities that will generate income and support students with placements.

    The Person

    You will hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering discipline. A recognised teaching qualification would be an advantage. Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston University standards in learning and teaching, and research. By the end of the probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition (if this has not already been obtained). For those new to teaching, this will be through our accredited Introduction to Learning and Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic Practice Standards Framework.

    You will need to show passion for delivering high-quality teaching using innovative active learning strategies with high practical hands-on content. Work experience in renewable energy sector for solar, wind, biomass and ability to teach software simulation technologies such as CFD, Wind-Pro, Polysun and Gabi will be advantageous. You will be expected to engage in pastoral care of a diverse range of students, academic leadership, management and administration and to develop your research potential and professional practice to produce outputs of the standard required for REF submission.

    The Faculty

    We have a dedicated campus for our aerospace, aircraft and mechanical engineering courses at Roehampton Vale, on the outskirts of Kingston town centre and close to Richmond Park. Collaboration between academia and industry is integral to study at Kingston, and the delivery of courses is supported by the Industry Advisory Board and other professional bodies.

    If there's one thing we stand for above all else at Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment, it's active, problem-based learning. In short, making sure our students leave us ready for the challenges of the 21st century. Our challenging curricula and outstanding facilities combine across two campuses to deliver undergraduate, postgraduate and research opportunities in civil engineering and construction, aerospace and aircraft engineering and mechanical and automotive engineering. Join us and you'll be part of an environment that prides its facilities – from concrete materials and geotechnical laboratories to global navigation satellite systems equipment and facilities for exploring fluid dynamics, engine testing and aerospace.

    Further information

    This is a full time, permanent position.

    We are looking to appoint at a starting salary of £39,932 per annum for a Lecturer or £44,614 per annum for a Senior Lecturer, depending on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

    Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 10th December 2021.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Olga Duran, Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email jobs@kingston.ac.uk or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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