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Associate Lecturer (Teaching)

Electronic Engineering
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
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33,309 - 40,927 a year
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The Department of Electronic Engineering undertakes world-leading research with groups working in multidisciplinary areas including: electronic and computer engineering, specifically, bio-inspired adaptive architectures and systems; applied electromagnetics, signal processing and coding for communications; nano-scale device fabrication and analysis; autonomous and robotic systems and electronics for healthcare. Our department has a long-standing reputation for high-quality teaching and learning and highly employable graduates. The Department continues to hold the Bronze Award from Athena SWAN which was won in 2013 in recognition of our commitment to equality. We are proud to foster a supportive culture that helps staff and students reach their full potential and we embrace equality, diversity and inclusion as well as the values of the Athena Swan Charter in all our departmental activities. 


Applications are invited for a teaching only Associate Lecturer to support teaching and assessment from the Autumn Term of 2021. You will be involved in teaching existing modules and working with the current delivery team to continuously enhance our teaching and learning. This is an exciting time to join the Department with an opportunity to contribute to the development of our teaching going forward as we expand and grow. Specifically, you will:

  • Lecture, lead seminars, tutorials, and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • Carry out on-going curriculum review, including module content and materials, and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies
  • Effectively undertake a range of administrative responsibilities 

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

Key requirements for the post are:

  • A PhD in Engineering (e.g. Electrical or Electronic) or Physics, or equivalent experience;
  • Appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context in Physics and/or subjects related to Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to design and deliver teaching material either across a range of modules or within a subject area

Interview date: to be confirmed

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.

“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. #EqualityatYork”.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork



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