Faculty Faculty of Engineering
Department/School Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Staff Category Academic
Type of Employment Open-ended
Working Hours Full-time
Salary range: £53,348 – £60,022
Closing Date:20 March 2022
The Department of Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer positions are tenured Assistant/Associate Professorships. This post is part of a wider recruitment strategy.
We provide a unique offering of combining end-to-end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, through engineering design, manufacturing and management of the entire system. DMEM also hosts the UK’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC),part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) and the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult. We are proud of our substantial and well-established collaborations with academic and industrial partners throughout the world. With more than 150 staff and more than 80 Postgraduate Research (PGR) students both PhD and EngD, and more than 650 students from over 30 nations, we are a vibrant, international community. Come join us.
Are you passionate about working on global challenge and societal transitions, including sustainability, health, food systems, manufacturing systems? And are you thriving on theory-driven and empirically-validated research excellence, learning and teaching with and for engineering leaders of the future? We’d love to hear from you. To support these ambitious plans, we are seeking new talent to join our expanding team. The position is aimed at researchers and academic staff from a technical background bridging business and social sciences, including engineering project-/programme-/portfolio and large- or mega project management, engineering technology and innovation management, supply chain and operations, or engineering systems management.
The Department has a strong international reputation for teaching and research, and is one of the premier departments in the UK. Our strong partnerships with industry, national and international academic partner institutions, and a variety of global research agencies, and governmental agencies ensure the industrial applicability of our courses and our research outputs, and enable us to provide our students with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities.
Our vision is bold and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge,multi-disciplinary research,education and knowledge-exchange with global partners.
You will be educated to a minimum PhD level and have proven ability to collaborate well with colleagues and with industry, understanding and meeting its needs and promoting innovation. Candidates with an academic background will have a track record of relevant publications; those who have spent much of their career in industry should show an ability deliver projects showing significant originality and an ability to disseminate findings in well-written, well-referenced publications. Applicants will be excellent educators/mentors and show leadership in identifying key research questions and attracting funding support. Applicants will have sound engineering knowledge, good judgment in and experience of successfully leading a team/s, experience of developing engineering solutions and clearly communicating research findings.
Appointments will be made at a level appropriate to successful candidate’s experience and career stage. In addition to the position described here, the Global Talent Programme makes clear the University’s commitment to attracting world leading academics to Scotland. The University is also committed to developing the next generation of leaders, nurturing talented individuals through the early stages of their career and providing the opportunities for professional rewards and ‘making a difference’.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Anja Maier, Professor and Head of Department, firstname.lastname@example.org