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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Power Electronics

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
People
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About 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/Senior Lecturers in Electronics 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 benefitting from the support, resources and industrial expertise of a Global Technology company.

The Dyson Institute was awarded New Degree Awarding Powers in October 2020, and its first independent cohort enrolled in September 2021. As one of The Dyson Institute’s Lecturers, you will have the unique opportunity to launch a Higher Education institution unlike any other.

About The Role

You will:

  • Contribute to the design and development of our Electronics provision, focusing on Power Electronics, High Performance Motor Drives and Energy Storage Systems, meeting appropriate QA standards and ensuring that it remains relevant to the future of engineering.

  • Identify, define and undertake teaching, learning and assessment activities at the Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate levels, in line with our teaching delivery strategy. You will contribute to the planning of these activities, and as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will oversee measures to sustain the delivery of high-quality teaching.

  • Engage in industry, subject and/or pedagogic research and continuing 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 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.

  • Lead other academics in the delivery, development and quality assurance of modules, and will supervise student projects. You may also act as an External Examiner at other HEIs.

About You

We're looking for someone that has:

  • Experience in teaching and assessment at Higher Education level.

  • A proven track record in delivering and developing best in class academic curriculum.

  • A good understanding of quality processes within higher education.

  • A good breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline.

  • An understanding of the industry application of your subject specialism, and have evidence of module and ideally programme development activities.

  • A PhD in power electronics or in a related discipline would be preferable.

  • A passion for the mentoring and development of people.

  • Fellowship of the HEA, or be willing to submit an application within two years of appointment.

Support for New Lecturers

Academic staff appointed to their first Lecturer position at the Dyson Institute will receive personal mentoring and career development aimed to kickstart your career as an academic, including support working towards Fellowship of the HEA.

Safeguarding

The Dyson Institute is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our learners. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo a full screening including DBS check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting welfare of students will be explored at interview.

Benefits

Financial:

  •  Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Assurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  •  Competitive pension scheme

  • Purchase additional holidays 

Lifestyle:

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon

  • On-site parking

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch 

  • Free on-site hair salon

  • On-site lifestyle Assist

  • Electric vehicle scheme 

Health:

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • Fertility treatment support

  • On-site gym and sports centre

  • On-site wellbeing centre


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.