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    • Middlesbrough
  • Full time
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  • Computer science


  • Associate professor

Apply by: 2021-06-20

Associate Professor (Digital Engineering)

Published 2021-05-25

Salary £51,034 - £59,135
Full time, Permanent    

Teesside University is an ambitious and enterprising university for a focused and pragmatic global new generation. Focused on making a real difference to the lives of people and the success of businesses and the economy.

Our corporate strategy sets out our intentions to drive academic ambition and deliver excellence for our students, partners and the communities we serve. It positions Teesside as a high-performing global university anchored in the Tees Valley providing aspiration to our community and learning opportunities for all.

We have taken a leading role over a prolonged period in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning and the student experience, impactful research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, as well as social, cultural and community enrichment. Through these significant strengths and a commitment to achieving excellence in all areas, Teesside University transforms lives and economies.

We are offering the opportunity for an outstanding individual, with a track record of successfully leading research teams and in securing competitive funding, to have an increased focus in their area of digital engineering.  By focussing on your field of expertise we offer the prospect of further developing your knowledge to a level which would be considered world leading and  the chance to make a significant ongoing contribution to the development of this field within the university and beyond.

Your main focus will be developing and delivering both teaching and research in addition to promoting the University’s professional standing and esteem by producing high quality academic work at national and international levels. There will also be opportunity for you to lead and manage on significant projects, contribute to income generation and have a strategic input to the University. 

We are particularly keen to hear from people whose specialist expertise and research experience relates to the development of ‘Industry 4.0’, Digital Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning application to engineering solutions and decarbonisation agendas.  This may include but would not be exclusive to:
  • Resource efficient industrial systems and processes
  • Digital-Twin and Virtual Reality systems applied to industrial problems
  • Big Data analytics applied to industrial decarbonisation of engineering processes
  • Closed loop engineering and manufacturing systems / Circular Economy
  • Significant experience of working at a senior level with the industrial sector in related area with excellent external networks
The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.

This post is available on a full-time or job share basis.  (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

Apply now if you would like to join us.

Job Reference: T3784

For further details of this and other academic posts, please refer to our website at: http://www.tees.ac.uk/academicjobs/ 

Closing date:      20 June 2021 

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