Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Engineering Design

Department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management, University of Strathclyde

Location: Glasgow, UK
Role: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Engineering Design
Salary: £38,592 - £67,541
Application Closing Date: 30 November 2022


The Department of Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) is seeking to appoint a full-time tenured Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Engineering Design. The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader position equates to a tenured Assistant/Associate Professorship* position.

Are you passionate about working on global challenges and societal transitions, including sustainability, health, food systems, and manufacturing systems? And are you thriving on theory-driven and empirically-validated research excellence, learning and teaching with and for engineering leaders of the future? We’d love to hear from you. To support these ambitious plans, we are seeking new talent to join our expanding team. This post is part of a wider recruitment strategy.

DMEM provides a unique offering combining end-to-end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, through to engineering design, manufacturing and management of the entire system. DMEM also houses the UK’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), which is located off-campus at a dedicated site just outside Glasgow and is part of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS). We are proud of our substantial and well-established collaborations with academic and industrial partners throughout the world. With more than 150 staff including the technical specialist centres, more than 100 Postgraduate Research (PGR) students both PhD and EngD, and more than 650 students from over 30 nations, we are a vibrant, international community.

DMEM has a strong team of academics working across the field of design, ranging from industrial to engineering design and all aspects of design development. Engineering Design is a core discipline in DMEM for which the Department is internationally renowned for its world-class research and teaching. The vacancy currently being advertised aims to complement existing expertise with visionary academics that focus on Engineering Design including specialisations such as, but not limited to: (1) mechanics, analysis, modelling and simulation, experimentation and computation, computer-based design systems (CAD/CAM/Digital design engineering), (2) design process methodology, design methods and tools, (3) control, instrumentation, mechatronics, and robotics, or (4) data science for design and engineering science.

As part of the University of Strathclyde, our vision is to be bold 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.

To be considered for the role you will be educated to PhD level in a relevant discipline and have significant relevant experience in addition to a relevant degree. You will have sound engineering design knowledge and proven ability to collaborate well with colleagues and industry, understanding and meeting its needs and promoting innovation. You will have a body of published research in high quality publications, demonstrating standards of excellence and an ability to secure research funding, including experience of contributing to grant applications. You will have relevant teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels and an ability to work within an academic team environment and lead teams where required. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade, and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.

*Appointments will be made at a level appropriate to a successful candidate’s experience and career stage, and duties and salary will be adjusted accordingly. Further information on individual salary scales for each position can be found here.

Further details at: View Vacancy Details online.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Anja Maier, Head of Department - anja.maier@strath.ac.uk


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