Job offer in london Senior Lecturer in Aviation Management at City, University of London



Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (35% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics is ranked fourth in London by the Guardian and offers several BEng, MEng and MSc courses. Its research is organised in two multi-disciplinary Research Centres: the Aerodynamics and Flow Control Research Centre; and the Thermofluids Research Centre.

Responsibilities

The School currently has around 500 Aviation professionals studying part-time on the Aviation Management MSc programmes. This is a well-established programme with modules block-taught in London, Dubai and Frankfurt.

The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a Senior Lectureship in Aviation Management. The Senior Lecturer will contribute to the education of undergraduate and postgraduate students across multiple sites in the UK and abroad and will assume additional responsibility as Deputy Course Director, which includes the development of the Aviation Management MSc portfolio.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate qualification in Aviation; significant experience of aircraft operations; a breadth and depth of knowledge in topical areas of aeronautical engineering, aircraft and airport operations and related safety topics; experience in enabling and delivering educational excellence at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and demonstrable evidence of success in developing and implementing team plans.

A record of world-leading or internationally excellent research is desirable, as are experience of writing successful research proposals or equivalent bids for funding and investment; and experience of supervising research students.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 11.59pm 17th March 2019.

Interviews are scheduled for 05 April 2019.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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