Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Medway, United Kingdom
£34,304 to £50,296 per annum
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £34,304 to £50,296 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Friday 25 November 2022
Closing Date: Friday 09 December 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3020-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. Presently, the University is seeing an exceptional period of growth and particular success in attracting undergraduate, postgraduate and apprentice students, the creation of this new role reflects this growth and an investment into Engineering.

The School of Engineering is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. The successful candidate will take an important role in the development and delivery of teaching and research in this area. Applicants must have the potential or proven ability to develop an internationally recognised research program, excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

This is a newly created post for the School of Engineering and the post holder will be part of our mechanical engineering portfolio; but will interface with colleagues teaching Power Electronics and Machines to support our rapidly expanding apprentice cohort. Expertise in one or more of the following areas will advantageous: Sustainable Manufacturing, Electrical Drivetrains, Electromechanical Systems, Automotive Systems Engineering and Lightweight Vehicle Design and Manufacturing.

Candidates must possess a PhD and combine excellence in teaching with demonstrated capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary engineering research in any mechanical engineering discipline that will expand and complement the School of Engineering’s research strengths.  In exceptional circumstances, there may be an opportunity to extend the post to Senior Lecturer.

Informal enquiries about the position can be made to Dr Hafid Balaidi:

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Academic Career Pathways

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.