Lecturer in Sustainable Manufacturing (E&R)

Exeter, Devon (GB)
£36,382 up to £47,419
14 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Sustainable Manufacturing (E&R)

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Job reference: P79860

Application closing date: 17/01/2022

Location: Exeter

Salary: The starting salary will be from £36,382 up to £47,419 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

The above post is available from 18th January 2022 on a permanent basis

The role

The University of Exeter is seeking to make an appointment in Sustainable Manufacturing within the Department of Engineering. The University welcomes applications which build on Exeter’s growing research strengths in this area and face our research and teaching needs within the department. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Manufacturing sustainability
  • Sustainable/green supply chain
  • Operations management for sustainability
  • Digital manufacturing.
  • Manufacturing systems
  • Circular manufacturing.

The position of Lecturer in Sustainable Manufacturing will be based in the Engineering department, led by Professor David Butler FREng (www.exeter.ac.uk/engineering). Engineering currently has over 80 academic staff across our Exeter (Streatham) and Cornwall (Penryn) campuses. Academics in Streatham have particular expertise in supply chain management, digital manufacturing, manufacturing systems, water systems engineering, computational analysis, nano-engineering, vibration engineering, materials and manufacturing and biomedical engineering.

About you

You will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant subject and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
  • A track record in attracting funding for research;
  • A track record of excellent publications in recognised journals;
  • Enthusiasm and ability to teach modules in Engineering

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university in the top 150 of universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings & THE World University Rankings). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. We have over 27,000 students and 5000 staff from 180 different countries. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.  

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces. 

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

To discuss the post further, applicants are encouraged to contact Prof David Zhang (d.z.zhang@exeter.ac.uk) or Professor David Butler, Head of Engineering (d.butler@exeter.ac.uk).