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Professor/Reader in Offshore Wind Energy Technology Design and Optimisation

University of Strathclyde - Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

Location: Glasgow
Salary: From £60,905 (commensurate with profile and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th January 2021
Closes: 28th February 2021
Job Ref: 342309

Naval Architecture, Ocean And Marine Engineering (+ Electronic And Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)

Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Location: Glasgow, UK

Hours: Full-time (flexible working considered)

Contract type: Open ended

Closes: Sunday 28 February 2021

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

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 Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering is a world-leader in research in marine transport and ocean energy technology. Our main interests lie in: Ship Design, Maritime Safety, Marine Hydrodynamics, Marine Structures, Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Offshore Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels. The Department makes a significant contribution to National, European and International policy-making in marine transport and ocean energy technology research and its application. Our research also informs our expanding range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

We are currently seeking to attract new academic leadership and talent that is complementary to our broad research interests and teaching activity. We are particularly keen to receive applications from outstanding senior academics with knowledge and experience of working in the area of ‘Offshore wind energy technology design and optimisation’.

Depending on the skills and experience of the applicant, this may be a joint appointment with Electronic and Electrical Engineering or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Departments.

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 Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, 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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