Job Vacancy: Lecturer in Electronics - Sound, Light and Live Event Engineering

Company: University of Derby

Job Title

Lecturer in Electronics – Sound, Light and Live Event Engineering
Ref: 0160-22-R


Derby, DE22 3AW

Position Type

Full-time, permanent

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment, and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield, and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research, and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious, we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

The Role:

This role has a specific emphasis on both teaching and research in the area of sound, light and event technology.

You will actively engage and build on your growing international research reputation in research and knowledge exchange that influences leading-edge practice, informs and inspires the research-led curriculum and teaching, and contributes to continuing subject expertise and contribution to the REF.

You will be expected to build on your potential/evidenced ability to acquire external funding, engage with industry and create high-quality publications of international standing.


To be successful, you will have a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject discipline, fellowship of the Advanced HE (HEA) or a willingness to work towards this (within 24 months), and a PhD or equivalent accepted in a relevant subject area.

You’ll also have experience or knowledge of quality assurance and the ability to use a range of delivery techniques to inspire and engage students.


As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.


£34,308 to £42,155 per annum

To apply

Further information can be provided on request, while informal inquiries may be addressed to Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, Head of School of Computing and Engineering by email: or Sabuj Mallik, Head of Discipline of Engineering at

Closing date: Monday, 31 October 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.