Lecturer in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical)

Blackburn, Lancashire
£23,560 to £35,583 pa plus Market Premium of £5,000 per annum
30 Jan 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical)

£23,560 to £35,583 per annum plus Market Premium of £5,000 per annum which will be reviewed annually*

37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

We are looking for a Lecturer in Electronic / Electrical or Mechanical Engineering to join our busy Higher Education team at a time when the STEM agenda is gathering pace. We offer engineering courses ranging from HNC to BEng with Honours, with streams including Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. This is an exciting and dynamic time for the industry as a whole and we here at UCBC are reflecting this with a full schedule of validation to ensure currency and relevance so that our provision will meet the challenges of today’s job market.

You will play a key role in the teaching team on the engineering programmes and more widely across the School of Business, Health and Technology. With a Master’s degree in a relevant field of engineering, you will demonstrate a strong awareness of contemporary developments within the engineering sector. Previous industrial or professional experience and / or experience of contributing to learning, teaching and assessment within a higher education setting would be an advantage.

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.

The starting salary is negotiable within the salary scale of 23 to 37 and is dependent on experience and skills.

*A £5,000 per annum Market Premium payment is also attached to this role and will be payable to successful candidates who have:

A relevant BSc/BEng Honours** and either

A minimum of two years recent teaching experience of Engineering and a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline**


A minimum of two years recent industrial experience working in Engineering and a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline**.

**Qualifications and experience will be considered against and must be relevant to the current curriculum.

The market premium will be reviewed every 12 months.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please press APPLY and we shall contact you.

A completed application form is required in order to progress with any appointment, however, CVs will be considered at the shortlisting stage.

Please note that the College do not hold the required certificate of sponsorship to support applicants who hold a Tier 2 visa.

Closing Date for applications: 18th February 2019 - 09:00am

Interview Date:  28th February 2019

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