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Academic Fellow in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering - QMUL16410

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £39,483 - £46,489 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL16410
Date posted: 15-Oct-2018
Closing date: 15-Nov-2018

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Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions, a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the School’s General Engineering submission was ranked 7th in the country out of 62 UK universities based on World Leading (4*) overall research performance, and 4th in the country for outputs (quality of publications).

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is seeking to develop and strengthen its internationally regarded engineering research as part of the School’s on-going investment in research excellence.

We currently seek applicants with research interests that are complementary to our existing strengths, working within one of our established research groups in experimentally focused engineering research in one of the following areas: micro-fluidics (with/without heat transfer), electro-hydrodynamics or aerodynamics. Candidates must have a clear appreciation of potential engineering/industrial applications of their research. Candidates must demonstrate a sound appreciation of the underlying theoretical concepts in their research.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of journal publications.  A commitment to high quality education is also essential to support our thriving undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.

The successful applicant will be subject to the University’s normal probationary period of 3 years, and following successful completion of this probation process the applicant will become a lecturer in the School. 

Applications must include a completed application form, a CV together with the additional following supporting documentation:

·         The research programme you would propose to undertake if appointed  

·         A full list of your refereed journal and conference papers 

·         Identify the 4 papers you believe are the most significant to date

·         A statement on how you would approach teaching excellence

The post is a full time, permanent post with salary range £39,483 to £46,489. A generous academic support package will be available. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, interest-free season ticket and pension scheme.

Additional Information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Stark, Head of School at Further details about the College and School are available at: and

Application enquiries should be directed to

To apply, please click on the link below.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 15 November 2018.

Interviews are expected to be held in shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science 

The School of Engineering and Material Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered member of WISE.   We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from wome 


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