Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Industrial & Material Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

The University of Manchester

Closing Date : 14/05/2018
Employment Type : Permanent
Duration :
Faculty / Organisational Unit : 
Science & Engineering 
School/Directorate : School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering
Division : Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £39,992 to £60,410 per annum
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-11795

Applications are invited for the above position with an immediate start to:

  • Provide excellent teaching and learning in mechanical and environmental-related engineering across UG and PG across the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering.
  • Contribute as a Co-Investigator on existing research projects related to energy, climate change and sustainability using skills and knowledge including lifecycle assessment, material flow analysis, engineering solutions for climate change mitigation (including Rapid Acceleration of Car Emission Reductions (RACER) and MYSTORE (http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/our-research/centres-institutes/tyndall-manchester/major-research-projects/my-store/).
  • Provide research leadership in the areas relating to environmental engineering including circular economy, material efficiency, low carbon energy systems, decarbonisation of industrial sectors and sustainable manufacturing.
  • Lead and collaborate on the development of significant research bids with colleagues within the School, University, nationally and internationally.
  • Publish high quality, peer reviewed research papers, eligible for submission to REF.
  • Contribute to the School’s culture of research impact and social responsibility through knowledge exchange, outreach and collaboration with networks of relevant stakeholders.

The School of MACE

The School of MACE is the largest engineering School within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Manchester. Manchester was the birthplace of the engineering discipline, and MACE has historical routes in the Institute of Mechanics in founded in 1824. Today the School hosts 1300 undergraduate and 450 postgraduate students, delivers undergraduate programmes across Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, and MSc programmes in both technical engineering subjects and management. With 120 academic staff, 90 technical and support staff, and 300 postgraduate research students and post-docs, the School is at the forefront of engineering education and research in the UK.  

To drive forward our exciting agenda of raising the quality of both our teaching, learning and student experience, as well as world-leading research, we seek to appoint an outstanding early career or more established academic to provide leadership on teaching and research.

You will deliver and develop teaching materials in mechanical engineering. You will be expected to develop activities to improve the quality of teaching, learning and feedback to enhance the student experience. You will deliver lectures, tutorials and workshops to small and large class sizes. It is also expected that you will develop and expand your research portfolio, leading on research proposal development and authoring high quality peer-reviewed journal papers in their field.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Carly McLachlan

Email: c.mclachlan@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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