Lecturer in Environmental and Safety Management

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£48,039 to £66,212 per annum
01 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department: Cranfield Defence and Security
Based at: Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Cranfield Defence and Security
Hours of work: Full-time (37 hours per week) or Part-time (hours to be discussed and agreed)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £48,039 to £53,338 per annum, pro-rata with potential progression to £66,212 per annum, pro-rata
Apply by: 30/09/2023

Role Description

The Centre for Defence Chemistry / Environmental Science and Research Support Group covers a wide range of teaching and research.  In contributing to delivery of the MOD Academic Provided Contract the Group has a significant input to the Explosives Ordnance Engineering Course (EOE), the Ammunition Technical Officers (ATO) and the Ammunition Technicians Course (AT).

About the Role

You will:

  • Deliver and develop MOD environmental and safety management courses, including a hazardous materials course, to the specifications of the course sponsor. 
  • Deliver education at MSc level on the Explosives Ordnance and Engineering MSc.
  • Support MSc Level project students in explosives in the environment, which includes impact to land, air and water.
  • Help grow the research output of the Environmental Sciences Team to enable publication of peer-reviewed papers, and successful research grant applications.

About You

You will have an environmental / safety / engineering science or chemistry PhD with a Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice or willing to study towards PGCAP qualification and FHEA.  You will have experience of presenting / teaching technical subjects at A-level or above.  Laboratory experience and a track record of high-quality research publications is essential.  A strong background in environmental science / engineering and knowledge of environmental and safety management is required.  Knowledge of MOD structure and practice is desirable. 

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply                                             

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Tracey Temple at