Professor in Manufacturing Engineering

University of Glasgow – James Watt School of Engineering

The James Watt School of Engineering is seeking to appoint a Professor who will provide leadership in research and research-led education in Manufacturing of electronic, photonic and quantum devices and sub-systems as a member of the Division of Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering.

The Division of Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering has strong research groups in nano-engineering, and electronic, photonic and quantum devices and systems. We are seeking to appoint a professor to complement or expand our existing activities. We are particularly interested in the individuals with research experience in improving the productivity of end-to-end fabrication process for high-mix, high-value device manufacturing. This includes areas such as Digital Manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence for device fabrication, human machine interactions, device reliability and endurance, and design, simulation and processes for manufacturability. The successful candidate will be expected to grow an internationally leading research group that is self-sustaining.

We are one of the most research intensive Engineering Schools in the UK with an annual research income of £19m p.a. In addition to the Research Divisions, we host the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre, a £50m research asset; major capabilities for the UK National Wind Tunnel Facility; the Electronic Systems Design Centre; the Centre for Medical and Industrial Ultrasonics; the Scottish Government Centre for 5G technology; and the Glasgow Computational Engineering Centre. All the Divisions support a broad range of research, led by our world-leading academics. All our research is carried out in our extensive laboratory and computing facilities.

For more information about this position please contact Professor Richard Hogg, email:

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Closing Date: 25th April 2021

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. The James Watt School of Engineering strongly endorses the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the School in promoting gender equality.

We would therefore particularly welcome applications from women and other groups who are currently underrepresented in these positions in JWSE.

Details of JWSE's­ Athena SWAN Award and activities can be found here:

The School’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group is happy to answer questions from applicants on gender equality in representation, progression and success (Professor Cindy Smith: or Debbie Goldie:

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