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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Chemical / Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering

Location:  Medway campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £49,553
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 20 May 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 15 June 2021
Reference:  2515-E-E

The Faculty of Engineering and Science offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that are widely recognised for their academic quality, innovation and close ties to the industries in which our graduates work. We aim to ensure that we equip our graduates with the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace upon graduation and throughout their professional careers.

The School of Engineering is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the Mechanical/Chemical Engineering portfolio. The successful candidate will take an important role in the delivery of teaching and research in this area. Applicants must have the potential, or proven ability, to develop internationally recognised research, have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  We are looking for applicants with experience in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering with teaching knowledge in one or more of the following areas: 

1) General Chemical Engineering Practice

2) Engineering Thermodynamics

3) Heat and Mass Transfer

4) Process Design, Safety and Optimisation

Preference will be given to candidates who combine excellence in teaching with demonstrated capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary engineering research that will expand and complement the School of Engineering’s research strengths.  A particular and growing strength of the School is Food Engineering, and this includes but is not limited to: processing, microstructural engineering, safety and soft solid materials.  Applicants with these skills will be welcomed.However, all other areas of research will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

In exceptional circumstances, there may be an opportunity to extend the post to Senior Lecturer depending upon research area and experience.

Informal enquiries about the position can be made to Professor Phil Cox by email:

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



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