Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

London, United Kingdom
£37,411 to £51,899 (Grade 5)
20 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £37,411 to £51,899 (Grade 5) 
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 20-Jul-2019 


About us

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions, a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the School’s General Engineering submission was ranked 7th in the country out of 62 UK universities based on World Leading (4*) overall research performance, and 4th in the country for outputs (quality of publications).

The School has access to high performance computing as well as state-of-the-art experimental facilities incorporated within laboratories for Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Electro-hydrodynamics, Aeronautical Engineering and Thermo-fluids.

About the role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science are seeking to develop and strengthen their internationally regarded engineering research activity as part of the School’s on-going investment in research excellence.  The role will involve conducting and publishing high quality original research, designing and delivering teaching and contributing to the vision and leadership of the School.

All areas of Chemical Engineering research will be considered, and we are particularly interested in candidates with strong research experience in catalysis, separation, biochemical engineering and/or fuels.

A commitment to high quality education is essential to support our thriving undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. We are particularly seeking candidates with experience in developing and supervising chemical engineering group design projects.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Chemical Engineering and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience, with a major component of research carried out by the applicant, together with a track-record of high quality research in the field of Chemical Engineering at a national and ideally international level, including publications in renowned journals. 

Your application must include a completed application form and CV plus additional supporting documentation as follows:

  • full refereed journal papers listed clearly (in reverse chronological order)
  • indicate the 4 papers you believe are the most significant to date
  • research grant income.
  • a brief statement on both your research and teaching aspirations (1 page max each)

The post is a full time, permanent post with salary range £37,411 to £51,899. A generous academic support package will be available. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, interest-free season ticket and pension scheme.

Additional Information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Stark, Head of School at j.p.w.stark@qmul.ac.uk or Prof. Xi Jiang, Chair of the Chemical Engineering and Renewable Energy Division at xi.jiang@qmul.ac.uk. Further details about the College and School are available at: http://www.qmul.ac.uk and http://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk.

Application enquiries should be directed to recruitment@qmul.ac.uk.

For a full job description, person specification and application form please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for the reference QMUL19079

To apply please click the link below.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 20th July 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered member of WISE.   As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality