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Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations

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TITLE OF POST: Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Maintenance and
Operations

LOCATION: University
of Limerick, Ireland

REPORTS TO: Head
of Department

CONTRACT TYPE: Multiannual

SALARY SCALE: €67,986
- €88,509 p.a.

Further information for applicants and application
material is available online from:

http://www.ul.ie/hrvacancies/

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday,
7th February 2014.

Applications must be completed online before 12 noon,
Irish Standard Time on the closing date.

Please email erecruitment@ul.ie
if you experience any difficulties

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering or
closely - related field, PhD in a relevant field with experience relevant to
the Aircraft Maintenance and/or Operations industry.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide leadership in the development of the new Bachelor
of Technology in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations; to teach and supervise
final year projects on the above course and promote it overseas; to seek out
further opportunities for new courses in this space, working closely with the
Irish aviation industry; to develop a programme of research relevant to
aircraft maintenance and/or operations.

DESCRIPTION:

This position is offered in the context of a new Bachelor
of Technology programme in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations, being developed
at the University of Limerick, in conjunction with an approved European
Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) training organisation in the Shannon region. The
successful candidate will provide programme leadership, develop and teach new
modules, supervise final year projects, and promote the programme among
prospective students (especially overseas). The person appointed will also be
expected to provide leadership in this general space, and explore opportunities
for other programme offerings of relevance to the Irish aviation industry.
He/she will interact closely with existing staff in the Aeronautical
Engineering group as well as faculty from other departments working in the
aviation field, and will be expected to develop a programme of research
relevant to the field of Aircraft Maintenance and Operations. Candidates must
hold an honours undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering or a closely
related field. They must also have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, and experience
relevant to the Aircraft Maintenance and/or Operations industry (for example,
within MROs, leasing, airline, regulatory authority organisations, or in a role
relevant to maintenance/operations in a manufacturing company). Experience at a
senior level would be advantageous. Candidates should have a thorough
understanding of the industry, and a vision of its future development. He/she
should have demonstrable drive, ambition and leadership ability, excellent
communication and interpersonal skills, and a sincere desire to be involved in
aviation education.

The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students
and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud
record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The
dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and
strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international
engagement and connectivity.  We are
renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading
edge research.  Our commitment is to make
a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our
students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with
the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural
and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research
environment.

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified
candidates.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and
committed to selection on merit.

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