Lecturer – Engineering Design 

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£38,833 - £47,722 per annum
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Join Edinburgh Napier University and engineer a career that shapes the future

Lecturer – Engineering Design 

We are currently looking for a lecturer to join the School of Engineering & the Built Environment in either Engineering Design. Our School of Engineering & the Built Environment has a long history of innovative applied research, working with both industry specialists and the government on cutting edge projects that are internationally renowned and world leading. From automation and robotics, energy and renewables, to advanced materials, manufacturing and product design engineering our work has gained national and international recognition and influences our teaching programmes. We are specifically proud to host the Institute for Sustainable Construction and the Transport Research Institute, two internationally leading institutes with a focus on research. 

Here at Edinburgh Napier we actively promote a strong inclusive environment and are proud of the progress of our inclusivity strategy, following our recent SEBE Athena Swan accreditation.
The Role

As a lecturer you will build on established track record of research or significant professional practice. You will develop, design and deliver teaching and student centred learning within the engineering design field as well as the broader range of engineering subjects supported by the group. You will have the opportunity to work overseas contributing to the international academic reputation of Edinburgh Napier University.

Who We Are Looking For

Essential requirements:

  • A doctoral level qualification, or equivalent achieved through professional practice or enterprise, in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design,  Manufacturing related subject or similar
  • Evidence of an academic research profile or professional practice that is commensurate with the stage of your career alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in a subject area/specialism to develop high quality teaching/learning and research programmes and have experience of research led teaching and/or training. 
  • Evidence of excellent communication at all levels
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching specialisation and teaching experience

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of undergraduate and postgraduate programme leadership
  • A broad range of experience across several of the essential requirement areas
  • Extensive relevant industrial experience and contacts
  • Evidence of achievement in a leadership role and management experience
  • Fellowship of the HEA
  • CEng / progressing towards CEng
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution such as I MechE / IET / IED

For a detailed list of the requirements, you can read the full role profile here.

Benefits We Offer

Salary: Grade 6 £38,833 - £47,722 per annum  

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: 27th September 

Initial interviews are expected to be held week commencing 9th October or 16th October 

For informal discussions about this position, please contact Suendoss Burwaiss on 0131 455 3455 or email recruitment@napier.ac.uk 
Edinburgh Napier University is committed to supporting equality in the workplace and encourages diversity. We currently hold a bronze Athena SWAN institutional award.