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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Electronic and Robotic Engineering

School of Computing & Engineering

Location:  St Mary's Road
Salary:   Lecturer - £44,559 to £51,013 per annum
Senior Lecturer - £52,392 to £59,434 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 26 January 2024
Closing Date:   Sunday 03 March 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   COMP0059

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”. We are also named University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

*University status awarded in or after 1992

The School 

The School of Computing and Engineering is a professional and student focused School with high quality teaching, student experience and research informed teaching at the top of its priority list. The School has strong links with local, national and international partners and employability of graduates is the key to courses that we offer. The School enjoys state-of-the-art equipment and continues to invest heavily in its improvement. Our courses are fully accredited by relevant professional bodies across the board.

The Role 

The successful individual will teach an appropriate mix of undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the School of Computing and Engineering at UWL commensurate with technical knowledge and prior experience.

The post holder should be able to teach a range of subjects with an emphasis on Robotics, including but not limited to: Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Robotic Motion, and software tools including Robot Operating System (ROS). The post holder should be able to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience in robotics and strategic robotics-related interdisciplinary areas.

In addition, the post holder will contribute to research, enterprise development and commercial training in appropriate sub-discipline(s) within the School.

The Person

The candidate should have knowledge of current practice and ability to teach relevant subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in higher education. 

Evidence of teaching experience and an established research track record, or equivalent industrial experience, with appropriate outputs in a discipline relevant to the School are also required. 

The appointee will contribute to research, enterprise development and commercial training in appropriate sub-discipline(s) within the School, as well as community and business engagement activities

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0 

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Additional Information 

We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field. 

This post is not available for UWL students.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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