Teaching, Research & Scholarship
Faculty of Science & Engineering
Job Description (PDF, 114.22kb)
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We are ranked in the world's top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.
About the Role:
The School of Engineering and the Built Environment delivers successful undergraduate, postgraduate and degree apprenticeship courses. We are seeking an experienced mechanical engineering lecturer to teach for part of the year in China and part of the year in Chelmsford. It is anticipated that teaching in China will be on a maximum of two occasions each year for up to four weeks on each occasion. The remainder of the teaching will be in Chelmsford across all levels whilst making a contribution to the school's research programme. We are particularly interested in those who can positively contribute to research in the area of sustainability.
The successful applicant will deliver lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical sessions in mechanical engineering and contribute to teaching across other engineering and built environment programmes. You will have a relevant first degree and PhD or Professional Doctorate (or nearing completion) in a related discipline and teaching experience in Higher Education and/or relevant professional practice.
Find out more about working with us.
We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.