Departmental Lecturer in Engineering Science (Formula Student)


Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.

Closing date

Dec 16, 2019 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Departmental Lecturer to join the Department of Engineering Science. The post is fixed-term for a period of 5 years.

The main teaching focus of this role is to lead the department’s activity in the Formula Student competition. There will also be opportunities to contribute to other departmental teaching activities. The post is intended as a career development opportunity to enable someone to develop an independent research career, alongside the Formula Student activity. You will provide the academic lead for the department’s annual entry to the Formula Student competition each year. Organising and supervising the students taking place in the competition. As well as engaging in advanced research and other activities consistent with an early career development post in the department.

You should hold a PhD/DPhil with post qualification research experience at a higher level, including a strong publication record, the ability to develop and to lead a research group, and an aptitude and interest for teaching. Substantial experience of the Formula Student competition is essential.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Associate Head of Department (Teaching), Professor Stephen Payne using the email address below.

For more information about working at the Department, see:

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), a full CV and the details of three referees as part of your online application. This should be up to 10 pages in length.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on 16 December 2019 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place early January 2020.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Stephen Payne

Contact email