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Lecturer in Aircraft Structural Design

Cranfield University
Cranfield, United Kingdom
45,751 to to 63,059 per annum

School/Department: School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of 45,751 to 50,798 per annum with potential progression to 63,059 per annum
Apply by: 30/06/2023

Role Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with industry or academic experience to join our Aircraft Design Group.

About the Role

The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Aircraft Structural Design. The position will be mainly responsible for the development, leadership and delivery of high-quality teaching at postgraduate level in various topics related to aircraft structures analysis and design, for academic course management, for postgraduate student research and design project supervision as well as for engaging with the delivery of industrially sponsored projects.

About You

This is an exciting opportunity ideally suited, but not limited to, experienced industrial airframe design and analysis engineers, who wish to pursue a career in the academic sector. To be considered for this opportunity you would have significant aeronautical structural analysis and design skills, ideally accumulated in an industrial setting. Your knowledge would span across any combination of the following subjects: airworthiness requirements knowledge and application; metallic and/or composite airframe structures analysis and design; fatigue and damage tolerance; computer aided design (CATIA); finite element analysis (NASTRAN / PATRAN / other); structural stability; aeroelasticity; structural dynamics. Individuals with an industrial/academic background, having spent significant time in a relevant industrial airframe design and analysis post, will be considered.

Further information about this position can be found in the job description.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) is a leading provider of postgraduate level engineering education, research and technology support to individuals and organisations. Learn more here

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply                                    

For an informal discussion, please contact Ioannis Giannopoulos, Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Structures Design (E);

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 4454.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 30 June 2023

This role may require you to have the ability to obtain UK Security Clearance.

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