Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Energy Storage


Lecturer: £33,518 to £38, 833

Senior Lecturer: £39,992 to £47,722

The UK Top 10 College of Engineering at Swansea University is seeking applications from ambitious and talented individuals to join our academic team from Summer 2018.

The role provides a very exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and highly regarded UK Engineering College, located on a beautiful beachfront campus in the city of Swansea. Swansea is a coastal city that is both picturesque and cosmopolitan, offering an excellent quality of life. Our stimulating, multidisciplinary environment enables and inspires excellence.

For this position, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual with expertise in electrochemical energy storage. The ideal candidate will have a developing track record in the fundamental understanding of the complex mechanisms at play in full battery cells as well as demonstrate the ambition of pioneering new concepts and technologies. The design and demonstration of the technologies will be an essential part of the role.

The candidate is expected to establish a world-leading research programme and to engage with industrial and other partners to sustain our translational research agenda. The post also requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning, graduate supervision and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience. The appointee should be in a position to teach any of the cognate subjects within our degree schemes.

The appointee will be a member of the College of Engineering’s Materials Research Centre and will be joining a growing community of energy storage researchers. www.swansea.ac.uk/engineering/research/centres-and-projects/materials-research-centre/ and www.swansea.ac.uk/engineering.

This post will contribute to the IMPACT operation. IMPACT (Innovative Materials, Processing And Numerical Technologies) has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and Swansea University. IMPACT will deliver a research centre in a new purpose built facility with state-of-the-art equipment, providing a sustainable, highly competitive, world-class resource and capacity and driving innovation.