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Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Technology - School of Engineering

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 June 2021
Reference:  0197-21
Further details:    Job Description    

The University of Sunderland is internationally known for quality teaching, 'world-leading' research and has a reputation for producing work-ready graduates. Our School of Engineering is part of the Faculty of Technology and they are looking to expand their capabilities in teaching and research in Mechanical engineering. We are looking to recruit a candidate who can contribute to the current engineering provision, develop and deliver our engineering programmes and undertake research in related topics.

The University has recently invested £1 million in engineering labs to enhance research and teaching across all areas of our curriculum. In addition, the investment is set to continue and further develop our learning spaces to inspire and teach current and future engineers. If you thrive in a dynamic, challenging and changing environment we can offer you opportunities, support and freedom to achieve your potential.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of Mechanical Engineering which may include specific expertise in a topic sector. As well as demonstrating qualifications and experience in these areas, an understanding of how these disciplines integrate within a modern manufacturing environment would be an advantage.

Further details are available in the role profile, if this looks like the next step in your career we would welcome your application.
If you have any questions or you'd like an informal chat about the role, please contact Dave Knapton, Team Leader for Engineering, at

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you 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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