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The world needs more female engineers

 September 12, 2014

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The world needs more female engineers & a great way to start is with more female engineering lecturers.

The University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering is one of the biggest and best engineering faculties in the UK and strives for excellence in its teaching as well as its world-class research. 11 new positions have been created  and they're looking for outstanding individuals with energy, ability, commitment and fresh thinking to initiate and lead research and teaching of the highest standard.

Computer Science:
Electronic and Electrical Engineering:
Materials Science and Engineering:
Mechanical Engineering:
The creative mix of the University's people is one of their greatest assets and they truly want to lead in rebalancing the traditional gender makeup of Engineering and build a collection of sufficiently diverse minds that can interrogate the challenges of the future with the greatest rigour. The University particularly welcomes applications from women.Those who are successful will be joining one of the very best faculties of engineering in the UK, working with an inclusive and enabling environment that will be committed to supporting you, at whatever stage of your career, to reach your highest potential.

Independent assessments of their research excellence confirm more than two thirds of their research to be either internationally excellent or world leading. Their expertise is extensive - seven academic departments and two interdisciplinary programme areas cover all the engineering disciplines.

They're certanly leaders in their fields and outstanding contributors to the development of new knowledge, linking their research to the teaching of the engineers of the future and developing the skills of existing engineers. Theyve already experienced great success as a faculty, and intend to build on that success. Their vision is to compete to be the best engineering faculty in the UK, and to be amongst the best in the world. They aim to work across the full spectrum of engineering activity, from fundamental science to professional practice, and will contribute fully to ensuring a sustainable future both locally and globally.

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