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Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Job Title: Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellow in Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) 247687

Location: Glasgow, UK

Salary: £36,261 - £58,089*

Hours: Full-time (flexible working considered)

Contract type: Open ended

Placed on: Monday 2 September 2019

Closes: Sunday 6 October 2019

Salary Range: Lecturer: £36,261 - £50,132

Senior Lecturer: £51,630 - £58,089

Who we are: Be bold. Be innovative. Be a 'Strathclyder'

We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is 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.

We are seeking to appoint extraordinary early career academics who align with our strategic priorities.

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

Our department

Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) provides a unique offering - combining end-to-end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, through engineering design, manufacturing and management of the entire system. DMEM also houses the UK’s Advanced Forming Research Centre.

DMEM are looking for candidates with experience in the following areas:

  • Product Design Engineering/Engineering Design
  • interaction/ergonomics, form/aesthetics, design theory/models, creativity/creative methods, user centred design and emotion/experience
  • Engineering Management
  • business model development, decision making, modelling and optimisation, information and knowledge management, innovation management, forecasting, planning and control, performance measurement, quality and process management, supply chain and manufacturing sustainability assessment, systems engineering, operations management, through-life engineering
  • Digital Manufacturing including Manufacturing Robotics
  • Industry 4.0, including reconfigurable manufacturing, Internet of Things and robotics for manufacture, smart decommissioning and remanufacture
Depending on the skills and experience of the applicant, this may be a cross disciplinary joint appointment, e.g. with the department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, or Computer and Information Sciences.

The opportunity

We would love to hear from you if you have a PhD and postdoctoral research experience; an emerging publication history in high quality academic journals; and research interests which align with this area of strategic priority – particularly if you already hold an external fellowship that can be transferred to us.

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.

You’ll be rewarded with:

  • Growth of your research portfolio
  • Reduced teaching load and limited administrative duties over the initial years of your Fellowship
  • Support through our academic career development framework to meet your training needs and enhance your effectiveness – allowing you to be ready for promotion within 5-years of your appointment
  • Mentoring, to help you establish a balance of research, teaching, knowledge exchange and citizenship responsibilities while enhancing your leadership qualities to support your long-term career.

* Your Fellowship will normally be at lecturer level (exceptionally, at senior lecturer (Grade 9) (£51,630 - £58,089) where you have a strong track record in research leadership) for 5 years, with the expectation that you’ll meet our promotion criteria within that period and be transferred to senior lecturer (or, where you’ve been appointed as a senior lecturer, Reader) level.

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

Closing date: Sunday 6 October 2019


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