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Mechanical Lecturer (Teaching) – Mechanics - statics and dynamics - Dyson Institute


The Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

The Dyson Institute has appointed SearchHigher as their recruitment partner for this campaign, please apply by emailing your CV & Cover Letter to Kaye Powell at for a confidential conversation call Kaye on 07387238343. Previous applicants need not apply.

We do not consider applications that are sent directly to us!

The Dyson Institute is building a world class teaching department, to develop the engineering leaders of the future. We are searching for talented Lecturers who are passionate about high quality teaching and learning to join our emerging academic establishment.  This is an opportunity to shape the future of a Higher Education institution through teaching small classes in great facilities - all while benefiting from the support, resources and industrial expertise of a Global Technology company.

The Dyson Institute is the first provider to be awarded New Degree Awarding Powers and will be delivering an Engineering BEng programme under its own award from September 2021.  As one of The Dyson Institute’s first lecturers, you will have the unique opportunity to launch a Higher Education institution unlike any other.

About the role

  • As a Lecturer for Mechanics, specialising in statics and dynamics, you will help to develop and evolve the academic course content to ensure it remains relevant to the future of engineering.
  • As a Lecturer you will identify, define and deliver academic duties, including setting assessment materials, marking and invigilation, required to sustain the delivery of high quality teaching. You’ll also participate in relevant professional activities and engage in continuous professional development
  • Working with Dyson line managers, you will support with the development of training and projects that support and apply the learning from the academic course
  • You’ll give lectures, seminars, tutorials and other classes in line with our teaching delivery strategy
  • Working collaboratively with Dyson management, you will help coordinate the development of specialist teaching from the wider research community
  • You will proactively implement a continuous improvement programme to optimise all aspects of our course, including feedback from Undergraduates and Dyson senior staff
  • You’ll support, define and comply with The Dyson Institute’s quality assurance standards and procedures
  • With a focus on our people, you will provide the correct level of pastoral support for the undergraduate population

About you

  • As a Lecturer you will be able to demonstrate excellence in academic duties
  • You will have a proven track record in delivering and developing best in class academic curriculum.
  • You will also be able to demonstrate a good understanding of quality processes within higher education.
  • You’ll join us with a minimum of a Masters in your field, or ideally a PhD in a related discipline
  • With a focus on continuous improvement, you will demonstrate a passion for the mentoring and development of people.


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company bonus 
  • Pension scheme
  • Medical and dental cover 
  • Life assurance 
  • Discount on Dyson machines
  • Subsidized café and restaurants at Head Office

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.