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Departmental Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering


Grade 8 £40,792 - £48,677 per annum

Closing date

Jun 16, 2022 12:00PM


The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering to join the Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group with effect from 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford, OX1 3PJ). The post is fixed-term for a duration of five years.


The post holder will engage in advanced study and academic research, to lecture and teach undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to the teaching, research, and academic administration of the Department in the broad field of Mechanics of Materials. They will lead independent research projects or specific areas of research within a broad programme.


The successful candidate will hold a PhD/DPhil in a relevant field, with post qualification research experience at a higher level, including a strong publication record, the ability to develop and to lead a research group, an aptitude and interest for teaching, and good communication skills. 


Only online applications received before midday on Thursday 16 June can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing Monday 18 July.  You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement (explaining how you meet the selection criteria for the post), a research proposal (setting out your plans and priorities over the next five years), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.  A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained below or by clicking ‘apply’. The job ref is: 158073. Please quote this in all correspondence.   


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Antoine Jerusalem (email:



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

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Professor Antoine Jerusalem

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