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Senior Lecturer

Electronic Engineering
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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50,132 - 58,089 a year
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The Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of York has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.  In line with the Department's long-term plans for expansion we seek to appoint two outstanding academics to build upon and expand existing strengths in (a) Electrical Engineering, or (b) Signal Processing, contributing to the research, teaching and administration of these disciplines. 

You will have a proven international research record and should possess a clear research vision across the areas of (a) Electrical Engineering, with particular emphasis on motors, drives or power systems, or (b) Signal Processing with particular emphasis in audio & music technologies or communication technologies. You will contribute to the Department's growing research reputation and wider impact in this area, in addition to designing, developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across a range of related subjects.

Key requirements for the post are:

•           A PhD in electrical or electronic engineering, computer science, or equivalent experience;

•           Experience of practical work in:

(a) the application of motors, drives or power systems to one of the main research areas of the Department; or

(b) the application of signal processing to one of the main research areas of the Department;

•           Outstanding qualities and achievements in scholarship and research at a national and international level;

•           Proven track record in research with publications in leading peer-reviewed journals;

•           Extensive track record of teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level;

•           Well-established national reputation in (a) electrical engineering, particularly in areas related to motors, drives or power systems, or (b) signal processing, particularly in areas related to audio & music technology or communication technologies.

The role requires you to:

•           Individually and collaboratively develop research projects and proposals, contributing to the production of research outputs, outcomes and impact;

•           Generate new research;

•           Lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes;

•           Publish high impact research in quality journals;

•           Devise, direct and develop research projects and generate external research funding;

•           Design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and within a particular programme or subject area and take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and material;

•           Lead the design, development and delivery of a range of academic modules;

•           Undertake, effectively, a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact the Head of Department, Prof Andy Tyrrell (, or Dr Jude Brereton (, if you would like to learn about working in the Department of Electronic Engineering at York.

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