Demonstrator In Engineering

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a laboratory demonstrator, who will be available to work throughout the academic year and will be paid on an hourly basis (up to a maximum of 100 hours per annum).

In the Department of Engineering, we provide our students opportunities to gain knowledge and skills through laboratory and seminar sessions in the Engineering Building (Clifton campus). The students are studying a mixture of mechanical, electronics, biomedical and sport subjects. In order to ensure that we provide an excellent student experience we support these sessions with the use of demonstrators who offer support and advice to the students throughout the sessions. You will work under the direction of a module leader and other academics leading the session in delivering high quality demonstrating to undergraduate and/or postgraduate students.  Duties will include assisting the academic staff in running the class – offering advice and support to students, liaising with technical staff and marking where required.

You must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate ideas of a complex or technical nature to students effectively, as well as having sound engineering knowledge.

​​​​​​​Closing date – 15 October 2021

Interview date – TBA

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If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Ben Simpson, Engineering Course Manager, via email

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Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

Please note this role does not meet the UK Visa and Immigration requirements for sponsorship.  Nottingham Trent University is unable to apply for sponsorship for any applicant not eligible to work in the UK and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship under the Points Based Immigration System.