Lecturer in Fire Engineering

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: H (£36,914 – £42792)
10 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 04/11/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: H (£36,914 – £42792)
Job category/type Academic, Research

Job description

The School of Engineering is seeking a PhD-qualified Chartered Engineer to teach and research in fire engineering, design and/or safety related topics. Near-completers are also welcome to apply. The successful candidate will be committed to enhancing students' learning experience and able to teach fire engineering design and practice. You will also have a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant area.

The successful candidate will have experience of teaching engineering in a Higher Education environment or significant experience in an industry professional engineering role in a suitable industry such as (fire engineering, structural engineering etc.) Experience of development and delivery of teaching materials would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be flexible and innovative in their approach to teaching & learning and have the ability to undertake research/knowledge transfer as well as the ability to teach and supervise dissertations up to Master's level.

Applicants need to (or must shortly expect to be able to) meet all essential criteria on the person specification, to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston but will involve travel to partner institutions around the UK and world-wide.

With a well-established and leading reputation for delivery of high-quality fire courses in the UK, UCLan is expanding its international activities in the 'fire' disciplines and is seeking to bolster its current staffing base. Applicants with related skill sets (e.g. structural engineers, ventilation engineers, probabilistic risk and safety case engineers) are also encouraged to apply.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting reference number. CV's will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: School of Engineering
Hours: Full Time (37.00 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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