engineering lecturer




Engineering lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, engineering, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for leading laboratory practices, grading papers and exams and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their field of engineering, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • professor of mechanical engineering

  • engineering instructor

  • engineering professor

  • engineering science teacher

  • engineering science professor

  • lecturer in mechanical engineering

  • lecturer in electrical engineering

  • engineering sciences instructor

  • engineering sciences professor

  • university engineering teacher

  • university engineering lecturer

  • engineering lector

  • professor of engineering

  • engineering teacher

  • higher education engineering teacher

  • university lecturer in engineering

  • engineering sciences docent

  • engineering sciences teacher

  • professor of electrical engineering

  • engineering science docent

  • engineering science instructor

  • engineering docent

  • lecturer in engineering

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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