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Departmental Lecturer in Engineering Biology (Control Engineering)


Grade 8: £45,585 - £54,395 per annum (with a discretionary range up to £59,421 per annum)

Closing date

Jul 09, 2024 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Engineering Biology (Control Engineering) to join the Control Engineering Group based in Central Oxford.  The post is fixed term for 3 years.


The post holder will engage in advanced study and academic research, lecture and teach graduate students on the new Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineering Biology (EngBioCDT), and contribute to the teaching, research, and academic administration of the course and the Department of Engineering Science. They will lead an independent research group within the broad scope of Engineering Biology and Control Engineering or AI, sponsored by research councils or industry, and are expected to liaise with industrial partners as part of EngBioCDT.


Candidates should hold a relevant PhD, with post-qualification research experience in Engineering Biology with Control Engineering or AI. Candidates will have an aptitude for teaching and demonstrable experience of supervision of masters and doctoral students, and the ability to supervise research assistants.  They may also have experience of contribution to writing proposals and obtaining research grants.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to  Professors Antonis Papachristodoulou at and Robert Carlisle at  All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.


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Only online applications received through the University's website before midday on Tuesday, 9 July 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Friday, 9 August 2024.  A job description containing full details of the application procedure (including more details on what is required in the supporting statement and research proposal), duties and selection criteria, may be obtained below or by clicking ‘apply’.


Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The Department is committed to equality and valuing diversity and holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting gender equality in academia.  The University is a Living Wage Employer, holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR Excellence in Research and a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and is a Stonewall Diversity Champion.  Our staff and students come from all over the world and we seek to create a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through our EDI Committee, working groups and networks, for example , as well as a number of family friendly policies .


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

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Professor Antonis Papachristodoulou

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