Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Medway, United Kingdom
£37,099 to £54,395
29 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Engineering

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £54,395
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Thursday 28 September 2023
Closing Date: Thursday 12 October 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3995-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 equip our graduates with the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace upon graduation and throughout their professional careers. Given our recent success in the 2021 REF exercise, we wish to maintain our research driven and informed teaching provision and are looking for an experienced lecturer to join us and contribute to the growth of our portfolio of programmes.

We are appointing to a Senior lecturer role, and looking for a candidate to lead our provision in Chemical Engineering and deliver underpinning knowledge and experience in the subject area across the school. The successful candidate will take an important role in the development and teaching of two or more of the following subjects : 

  • Biochemical engineering
  • Chemical engineering product design and process engineering design
  • Chemical processing methods and optimisation
  • Mixing and multi-phase flows
  • Food engineering

Successful candidates will take an important role in programme development and delivery of teaching in the above subjects. All applicants must have a strong research profile, the potential to develop internationally recognised research programs, excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Indeed, we wish to invite applications from a broad range of candidates with different skill sets. Preference will be given to applicants who possess a PhD and  combine excellence in teaching with capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary engineering research that will expand and complement the school’s research strengths 

Successful candidates will be based at the Medway campus but may be required to work at the university’s other campuses. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Kaushika Hettiaratchi by email:

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

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The university is eager to engage people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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.