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Electronic Engineering
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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39,609 - 48,677 a year
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Role Description

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;

•           Proven ability to contribute to high quality research which is publicly evidenced;

•           Experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level;

•           Ability to supervise the work of others.

The role requires you to:

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

•           Design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and within a particular programme or subject area;

•           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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