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Reader in Mechatronics

Department
Electronic Engineering
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
50,132 - 61,618 a year
Posted Date
17/05/2019
Apply by
23/06/2019
Job Reference
7666
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Role Description

As part of a University investment in the Department of Electronic Engineering, we are expanding and diversifying into wider fields of engineering.  At this exciting time, we seek to appoint an outstanding academic at Reader level, possessing an excellent research record both nationally and internationally in the area of Mechatronics, with particular emphasis on Robotic & Autonomous Systems. 

The Role

You will expand our existing areas of expertise, leading staff and students in these research areas. Working with colleagues and well-equipped facilities (which include the Robotics, Bio-inspired Architectures, Microengineering & Microfluidics and Medical Engineering Laboratories) you will develop our ambitious research, enterprise and teaching initiatives in the wider field of Engineering at York. You will engage actively with the Department and the wider University to help create a distinctive and positive working environment which inspires excellence.

Key Requirements

  • PhD in Engineering or a related discipline;
  • Recognised knowledge of in Mechatronics with particular emphasis in Robotic & Autonomous Systems, with a background in combining mechanical and electrical systems to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support;
  • Nationally and internationally recognised track record in research with publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and other publications or outputs appropriate to the subject areas;
  • Ability to provide leadership in relevant research areas and research teams, including the supervision of research students;
  • Appropriate academic professional and teaching qualifications, or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice;
  • An extensive track record of teaching and learning in higher education at undergraduate and postgraduate level, or in a demonstrably similar context;
  • To undertake effectively, a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

 

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 please contact Head of Department, Prof Andy Tyrrell at andy.tyrrell@york.ac.uk, or if you would like to talk to someone about working in the Department please contact Dr Jude Brereton, jude.brereton@york.ac.uk.

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The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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 A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork

 

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