Lecturer – Mechanical Engineering

Perth and Kinross
£34,170 - £42,357 per annum
30 Apr 2021
31 May 2021
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Job Level
Contract Type
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Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week

Perth College UHI is one of Scotland’s leading Colleges of Further and Higher Education, and a large partner in Scotland’s newest University, the University of the Highlands and Islands.

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our growing team to support the teaching of its Engineering programmes, from craft level to Masters degree although predominantly at undergraduate levels. You will be required to deliver subjects such as Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Statics, Dynamics and statistical methods for design analysis such as taguchi.

The campus is well resourced to deliver a first-class learning experience with a well-balanced mix of lecture theatres, classrooms, laboratories, and training workshops.

As a lecturer you will contribute to shaping the future of the next generation of engineers through teaching and other scholarly activities such as research and consultancy. Within your specialisation, you will be responsible for: preparing materials for learning, teaching and assessment; for the teaching of theory and practical aspects; supervising student project work; and contributing to the development of the UHI programmes in engineering. The post will also involve the development and delivery (including in-country) of our international programmes such as those we have in collaboration with universities across the world.

Opportunities for personal development are available through UHI and at other universities.

Candidates should as a minimum hold a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline as you will be required to teach up to and including Level 10 (honours degree). Previous teaching experience is also desirable as is an ability to teach across broader engineering disciplines. Industrial experience would be a strong advantage. In addition, you should be a well-motivated self- starter with good communication skills who is able to work effectively with a team. A strong customer-focus and an awareness of the engineering requirements of industry are essential.

To submit your application for this post, click on ‘Apply’ and complete the on- screen form.

For further information or to arrange a telephone conversation about this opportunity contact Heidi Hope, Sector Manager by email at heidi.hope.perth@uhi.ac.uk.

Interviews to take place week commencing 7th June 2021

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 31st May 2021

This post undertakes regulated work with children and a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check is required. A check will be made against the list of those barred from working with children.

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