Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering

Closing Date
Sunday, 9th January 2022
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Mechanical Materials & Manuf Eng
£37467 to £50296 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Previous applicants need not apply

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering. This role is offered as research & teaching where the person appointed would lead relevant research programs complementing and expanding existing capability.

Applications are welcome from individuals with teaching/research experience in any related areas of aerospace engineering. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with academic research and teaching or industrial experience within the space sector in the area of spacecraft design and/or spacecraft systems. 

The role holder will take responsibility for delivering high quality teaching and will contribute to the planning, design, development and delivery of materials on our growing undergraduate taught programmes in aerospace engineering. The role will include the development of course curricula and teaching materials as required.

The post holder may also make a significant contribution to their academic unit via leadership and/or administrative management and/or co-ordination of specific initiatives.

This role is available on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

Please direct informal enquiries to Prof Ian Ashcroft (Head of department) ( or Dr Mark Jabbal (Aerospace Engineering programme director) (

Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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