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Lecturer below the bar in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations

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TITLE OF POST: Lecturer below the bar in Aircraft Maintenance and

University of Limerick, Ireland

Head of Department

5 Year Tenure Track. During the term of the contract the successful applicant
will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the
University's Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status to
Entry-level Academic Staff)

€41,498 - €51,722 p.a.

(Less 10% for new entrants to the Public Sector)

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

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
if you experience any difficulties




PhD in Aeronautical Engineering or a related relevant


To assist 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 assist in promoting it overseas; to
develop a programme of research relevant to aircraft maintenance and/or


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 develop and teach modules for this programme, supervise
final year projects, and help promote the programme among prospective students
(especially overseas). He/she must have a strong commitment to teaching on the
programme, and possess experience with, or display willingness to learn about,
relevant technologies, procedures and regulations. The person appointed will
also be expected to interact with existing staff on the Aeronautical
Engineering programme, and develop a strong programme of research in a field
relevant to Aeronautical Engineering. Specific areas of interest include
aerospace systems and control, composite materials, and structural health
monitoring and inspection, but candidates with expertise in other relevant
fields will also be considered. The appointee must hold a Ph.D. in Aeronautical
Engineering or a closely related field by the time of appointment, and their
undergraduate and/or postgraduate degrees and/or experience must indicate a
strong background in Aeronautical Engineering. He/she must have
authored/co-authored at least three papers (accepted or published) in journals
listed on the Thomson-Reuters Web of Knowledge, and should have excellent
communication and interpersonal skills.

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

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified

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


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