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Lecturer in Engineering and Digital Technologies

Technology - School of Engineering

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 per annum
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 January 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0237-20-R
Further details:    Job Description     Candidate Pack    

The University of Sunderland is internationally known for quality teaching, 'world-leading' research and has an 'internationally excellent' reputation. The School of Engineering is part of the Faculty of Technology at the University of Sunderland and are looking to expand their capabilities in teaching and research in engineering digital technologies and smart manufacturing. The school has an international reputation for world leading research, strong local community links and all programmes are developed in partnership with industry. The school is continuing to grow and develop new programmes which are aligned to the university strategic plan. The university has recently invested £1 million in engineering labs to enhance our electrical and material science modules. Recently, our Mechanical Engineering programme obtained 94% overall satisfaction. If you thrive in a dynamic, challenging and changing environment we can offer you the support and freedom to achieve your potential.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of Manufacturing systems and processes, Industry 4 tools and techniques and Digital innovation and Design systems.

In addition, the candidate must have previous experience of programme leadership and in a school or department of engineering (or closely related subject) in Higher Education,

We are looking to recruit a candidate who can contribute to the current engineering provision, develop and deliver new engineering digital programmes and undertake research in related topics.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role and to find out more about what we do in the School of Engineering, please contact Professor David Baglee, Head of School of Engineering, at

If this role sounds like the next step you are looking to take in your career, we'd love to receive your application.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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