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Professor/Reader in Digital Manufacturing

University of Strathclyde - Department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £60,905 to £64,605
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th January 2021
Closes: 28th February 2021
Job Ref: 342263


Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Job Title: Professor/Reader in Digital Manufacturing (342263)

Location: Glasgow, UK

Salary: £60,905+

Hours: Full-time (flexible working considered)

Contract type: Open ended

Placed on: Wednesday 20 January 2021

Closes: Sunday 28 February 2021

Salary Range: Reader: £60,905 - £64,605         Professor: Competitive Professorial package commensurate with profile and experience.

Who we are

Be innovative and collaborative. Be a ‘Strathclyder’.

We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is innovative 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.

We are seeking to appoint extraordinary Professors/Readers who complement our strategic themes.

For more information visit the Strathclyde Global Talent Programme Website: or email

Our department

The unique multidisciplinary Department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) brings together expertise aligned with product and system development, including expertise in creative design, engineering design, manufacturing and engineering operations management. DMEM includes the Advanced Forming Research Centre, part of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult, and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.  We work closely with industry and business in all aspects of research, teaching and knowledge exchange to support the delivery of high value manufacturing capability and skills.

DMEM has a strong, vibrant team of academics working across the broad field of manufacturing with a growing emphasis on Digital Manufacturing and Industry 4.0.   We wish to grow our digital manufacturing capability through recruiting visionary academics that have a research focus aligned with:

  • Digital manufacturing processes
  • Manufacturing robotics and autonomous systems
  • Manufacturing Systems Integration
  • Precision manufacturing
  • Engineering Design and Manufacturing Integration
  • Smart Engineering Operations
  • Sustainable manufacturing

The opportunity

We would love to hear from you if you have an internationally recognised research portfolio in this area, are publishing in leading international journals, are actively pursuing funding whilst building impactful collaborative links with industrial and business partners and if you have a passion for progressing teaching and learning.  In keeping with our commitment to equality and diversity, we encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those who can support our Athena SWAN activity, which inspires the advancement and representation of women in higher education.  For more information on diversity and inclusion at Strathclyde, please see here.

You’ll be rewarded with:

  • A generous remuneration package, with notable additional financial and non-financial benefits including pension and (where appropriate) a contribution towards relocation costs;
  • Excellent start-up support; and
  • Regular career review, with the opportunity to receive additional remuneration in recognition of outstanding contribution.

For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder’ in Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management, impress us with your research plan here.

Closing date: Sunday 28 February 2021

In your application, please indicate at which level you wish your application to be considered: Professor, Reader or both.

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