Heriot-Watt University

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Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and leading-edge, relevant research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for innovation, business and industry.

Heriot-Watt University has five campuses: three in the UK (Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney), one in Dubai and one in Malaysia. The University offers a highly distinctive range of degree programmes in the specialist areas of science, engineering, design, business and languages. Heriot-Watt is also Scotland's most international university, boasting the largest international student cohort.

Shaping Tomorrow Together Lectureships

We are delighted to be seeking a significant number of new academic colleagues through our Shaping Tomorrow Together campaign. As pioneers of this campaign, you will be focused on excelling in all you do and inspire others around you, including your students, to do the same. Apply to join us if the prospect of working with us here at Heriot-Watt excites you, and we look forward to the opportunity to discuss yours, and our, ambitions together.

Our Shaping Tomorrow Together campaign has now closed. To explore more opportunities at Heriot-Watt University, please click here.

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You can find out the appropriate grade for advertised roles in the further particulars document, which can be found in our vacancy section. Please note that all figures are for illustrative purposes only and subject to variation from time to time.

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Why Heriot-Watt University?

We are an organisation with strong values that are owned by the whole of the Heriot-Watt community.

We have a diverse range of roles and opportunities – which may be either full-time or part-time on open-ended or fixed-term contracts.

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