Director of Engineering

Canterbury, Kent (GB)
01 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


The Faculty wishes to appoint an inspirational academic to support the development and delivery of the new engineering programmes as part of the Kent & Medway Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise Hub. 

The Role

The Director will be responsible for the delivery of the engineering programmes, including quality and standards, student experience, curriculum innovation, course review and the line management of engineering staff. They will be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills and make a significant contribution to the overall management of the KM EDGE Hub and the new GBP 22.8 million engineering facilities.

The Person

The successful candidate will be expected to embrace the CDIO approach to curriculum delivery and support the academic staff to apply this learning approach. Applicants should have a track record of course development and delivery, accreditation of programmes by professional bodies and engagement in either research or knowledge exchange activities. 

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the new engineering provision being developed at the University and to work with a wide range of partners to transform engineering education in the region.

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University's facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce. 

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking a fractional appointment or a job-share opportunity.

Start date for applications:       26th February 2019

Closing date for applications:  26th March 2019

Interviews are to be held:         w/c 15th April 2019

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REQ00476. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University's redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

To view the Job Description for this position, please click here

For further information on the Kent and Medway Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise Hub please click here