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Senior/Principal Lecturer – Agricultural Engineering

Engineering Department

Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Salary:  £44,263 to £66,857 per annum
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 December 2023
Reference:  PC-1281

Harper Adams is the leading university for food production, animal health and wellbeing and agri-engineering, and their contribution to sustainable, living environments for our planet’s inhabitants. We have been named as the first ever Specialist University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 and the top Modern University in the inaugural Daily Mail University Guide.

Our curriculum is industry-aligned, work focused, co-developed and co-delivered with industry, rooted in partnerships with 1,100 companies in the UK and abroad. With support from the NFU, Morrisons and McDonalds, our School of Sustainable Food and Farming is tasked with ensuring that the sector has the skills to enable it to deliver its 2040 Net Zero goal. Our Agricultural Engineering Innovation Centre undertakes projects in agricultural robotics, laser-weeding and farming methods to protect soil health, and our Hands-Free Farm is the world’s first fully automated farm.

Harper Adams has an excellent reputation for delivering industry-ready graduates to the engineering and related sectors both at a national and international level. The Department of Engineering at Harper Adams University has a world leading reputation in developing innovative engineering solutions to tackle many challenges in the Agri-Food sector from farm to fork. The department is at the forefront offering an exciting range of engineering courses and delivering innovative applied research projects including projects in ground based off-highway vehicles, autonomous mobile robots, unmanned aerial vehicles and the development of innovative agricultural machines and systems to support smart autonomous farming.

Exciting developments with new undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programmes, applied research and a number of knowledge exchange initiatives has presented the opportunity to recruit a Senior/Principal in Agricultural Engineering, to lead the design and delivery of impactful teaching and applied research in an area of increasing importance.

The role will actively involve supporting and contributing to teaching, research and knowledge exchange activities undertaken in the department and indeed across the university. 

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion, please contact: Parmjit Chima – or call: 01952 815514.

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