Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University - Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world (THE, 2017).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities.  Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core value; integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission. 

The Department of Engineering brings together an exciting blend of skills and expertise in the development and delivery of industrially relevant undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study and establishing an excellent track record in sustaining and growing research and knowledge transfer links with Industry. The Department is working towards bringing expertise in industrial digitalisation of manufacturing processes and technologies. The successful candidate will be part of a vibrant team contributing to all levels of teaching and research within the subject area. 

The main purpose of this role is to develop and deliver a high quality education and student experience and to contribute to the sustainability and enhancement of knowledge transfer activities of the Department.

Applicants should have a postgraduate degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent and have completed a doctorate or nearing completion of a doctorate in a relevant subject area. You should have prior academic experience in teaching and learning, and substantial research experience in relevant subject area. Experience of applied research or systems development, and a strong personal desire and commitment to engage in innovative teaching and delivering research, grant application and/or consultancy/CPD services are essential.

To find out more about the Department and the skills and expertise of interest, please click on the following link:  http://www.gcu.ac.uk/ebe/

For an informal discussion on any aspects of the role, by contacting Dr Babakalli Alkali, Reader | Assistant Head of Department at babakalli.alkali@gcu.ac.uk or on 0141 331 3576.

The School Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women¹s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme, child care vouchers and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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