Head of Department & Professor (121256)

University of Strathclyde - Faculty of Engineering - Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management

Salary: Academic Professional / Professorial scale for substantive post. In addition, a Head of Department allowance for the duration of appointment as Head of Department.
Term: Initially 3 years as Head of Department, parallel with open-ended Academic Professional post.

The Department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM) provides a unique offering of combining end-to end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, engineering design, manufacture, operations management, remanufacture 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. Appointees would be expected to work closely with industry and business to deliver industry relevant research and knowledge exchange and to support through life education and skills development.

You will be an internationally recognised academic leader with a relevant first degree and a PhD (or equivalent professional qualification), together with a substantial track record in research, teaching and knowledge exchange, including management and leadership roles. You will be an excellent communicator, capable of inspiring staff and students and driving forward the Department’s ambitions and strategic aims across its full range of activities.

Appointment as Head of Department will be for a fixed-term period of 3 years initially and you will also be appointed to an open-ended substantive post in the Department at a senior level, in accordance with your qualifications, standing and experience. An indication of what can be expected at the various levels of our Academic Professional staff categories of our Academic Professional staff categories can be found here: Career Pathways.

For appointment at Professorial level: Subject to the Charter and Statutes and Ordinances and Regulations of the University, as Professor you will be responsible to the Court of the University through the Principal for providing leadership in your academic area and will report annually on this. This is in addition to the responsibility, which each Professor owes to his or her Head of Department.

Initial interviews are being scheduled for the end of May 2018.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Atilla Incecik, Associate Principal and Executive Dean

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