Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Product Design - 89178

University of Strathclyde - Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management

Salary range: Lecturer- £34520 - £49149 or Senior Lecturer £50618 - £56950
Term: Open-ended
Closing Date: 8 October 2017

The Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM) provides a unique offering of combining end-to-end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, through engineering design, manufacture and management of the entire system. DMEM also houses the UK’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), part of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

We are part of the University of Strathclyde, 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.

Successful candidates will be educated to a minimum of PhD level. Candidates will have a 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 in good academic journals; 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 and mentors and will 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, with experience of developing engineering solutions and clearly communicating research findings.

Appointments will be made at a level appropriate to a successful candidate’s experience and career stage. In addition to the positions 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’. Furthermore, the University’s commitment to the development of teaching and research with relevance to industry, commerce and public bodies and to drawing on expertise from those environments and embedding it within the academic community is shown through the establishment of the position of “Professor of Practice”. Candidates for such positions are encouraged. Further information can be found at: http://www.strathvacancies.co.uk/strategic-focus.html

Initial interviews have been scheduled for 23 October 2017.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Alex Duffy, Head of Department, alex.duffy@strath.ac.uk tel 0141 548 3005

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