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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Electronic Engineering (E&R)

University of Exeter
Exeter, Devon
Starting salary £36,382-£47,419 for a Lecture post and £44,706 to £60,022 for a Senior Lecture post
Closing date
2 Jan 2022

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College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

The above full-time post is available from 18th January 2022, on a permanent basis. 

The role

The University of Exeter is seeking to make an appointment in Electronic Engineering within the Department of Engineering. The University welcomes applications which build on Exeter’s growing research strengths in this area and face our research and teaching needs within the department.

Research expertise in the area of energy harvesting, manipulation and capture (e.g. using vibration, sound, wind, human movement, solar), especially exploiting metamaterials-based approaches, is particularly welcome.

The position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering will be based in the Nano Engineering Science and Technology (NEST) research group ( led by Professor C David Wright. NEST carries out research in the area of nanoscale electronic and photonic materials, devices and systems for memory, computing, sensing and energy applications. The group is part of the Department of Engineering led by Professor David Butler FREng ( Engineering currently has over 80 academic staff across our Exeter (Streatham) and Cornwall (Penryn) campuses. Academics in Streatham have particular expertise in nano-engineering, vibration engineering, materials and manufacturing, water systems, computational analysis and biomedical engineering.

About you

For a Lecturer level appointment post you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or other relevant subject and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
  • A track record in attracting funding for research;
  • A track record of excellent publications in recognised journals;
  • Enthusiasm and ability to teach modules in Electronic Engineering, especially in the areas of digital and autonomous systems

For a Senior Lecturer level appointment, in addition to the above, you will have:

  • A high potential for research leadership
  • A strong track record in refereed publications and success in significant grant capture
  • Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university in the top 150 of universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings & THE World University Rankings). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. We have over 27,000 students and 5000 staff from 180 different countries. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.  

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces. 

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

To discuss the post further, applicants are encouraged to contact Prof C David Wright ( or Professor David Butler, Head of Engineering (


At the University of Exeter we combine teaching excellence and high levels of student satisfaction with world class research at our campuses in Exeter and Cornwall.

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