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Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Medway, United Kingdom
£44,263 to £54,395 per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

School of Engineering

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £44,263 to £54,395 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 19 July 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4586

The School of Engineering has seen a period of exceptional growth in research, teaching, and enterprise activities. To support and maintain such growth, we are appointing to a Senior lecturer role. We are looking for a candidate to be part of Chemical Engineering leadership team to deliver underpinning knowledge and experience in the subject area across the school. The successful candidate must show leaderships qualities with the potential of developing and leading high-quality programmes that integrate core chemical engineering skills with modern and emerging technologies. They will also be expected to play an important role in the development, delivery, and assessment of material in 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

Applicants must have a strong research profile, the potential to develop internationally recognised research programmes, 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 with a first degree in chemical engineering, a PhD in a relevant subject, and combine excellence in teaching with the capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary engineering research that will expand and complement the school’s research strengths.

Familiarity with the UK higher education system and external accreditation process will be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be based at the Medway campus but may be required to work at the university’s other campuses. More information about the role can be found in the job description. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to the Academic Portfolio Lead, Dr Kaushika Hettiaratchi, by email:

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on:

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

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