Senior Lecturer/Reader in Composites Manufacture and Design

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Aug 16, 2017
Closes
Oct 29, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The Queen’s School of Engineering (Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical) is seeking to make two appointments to the positions of Senior Lecturer/Reader in Composites Manufacture and Design. This post is part of the recently launched Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS), and align with the University’s involvement in the EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub, the EPSRC Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture and the National Composites Centre (NCC).

Suitable candidates for the post will have a strong academic and/or industrial background in research, preferably with experience in the engineering industry. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent knowledge of their research specialism and demonstrate plans to develop their research and how this will link to and expand existing activities. This position requires an excellent track record of research.

The successful candidates will be expected to pursue research in areas related to composites manufacture and design, for example in data rich manufacturing, automation, increased deposition and cure rates, in-process inspection and monitoring, process modelling, sustainable manufacturing, design for manufacture or advanced design methodologies, and to collaborate widely across the internationally leading Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS), the Engineering and Science Faculties, and the NCC.

More information at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/.

Job reference for Senior Lecturer/Reader ACAD102814

The closing date for applications is Midnight on 29th October 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week beginning 20th November 2017

For an informal discussion please contact:

Professor Michael Wisnom

Head of Bristol Composites Institute ACCIS

E: M.Wisnom@bristol.ac.uk

OR

Professor Kevin Potter

Professor in Composites Manufacture

E: K.Potter@bristol.ac.uk

OR

Prof Ian Bond

Head of Queen’s School of Engineering (Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical)

E: I.P.Bond@bristol.ac.uk

 

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.