Assistant Professor of Engineering
University of Warwick
United Kingdom



Assistant Professor

Dept: School of Engineering

£41,526 - £49,553 per annum

Fixed-term Contract (3 years), 36.5 hours per week

Location: University of Warwick, Coventry

Ref: 103661-321


Applications are invited for a fixed term, 3 years (to end no later than 31st May 2024) Assistant Professorship position in the School of Engineering. We are particularly seeking to strengthen our capabilities in Electrical/Electronic/Computing Engineering and the creation and exploitation of intellectual property in an industrial context – i.e. generating research impact.  You will join an internationally leading research group working and preferable have a background in one of these areas: The Internet of Things, Cyber Physical Systems, RF Comms, Power Electronics or Power Systems. You will also have the opportunity to develop your own research area, making proposals as appropriate to fund and take forwards your research interests. You will be expected to contribute to the teaching activity within the School through lectures, laboratories, tutorials and supervision of project students. 


The successful candidate will have a good honours degree (BSc/BEng/MEng) and a PhD in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering, or in a relevant area. They will have a strong research ability to initiate, develop and deliver high quality research and to publish in peer reviewed journals and will be able to demonstrate an ability to build working relationships with industrial end-users. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written are essential as is the ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Applications should include a full CV with a list of any publications.


Applications from candidates in groups under-represented in the Engineering sector are particularly welcome.


The University aims to promote work life balance for all employees and the School of Engineering will consider a range of possible flexible working arrangements in order to recruit the best candidate.


The School of Engineering is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter which recognises work undertaken to address gender equality, representation and progression for all staff working in an academic environment. The School currently holds the Athena SWAN Bronze award and the University holds an Institutional Silver award. Further information about the work of the School in relation to Athena SWAN can be found at the following link;


Closing date: 26 Apr 2021.


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