Lecturer (Education and Research) in Engineering Management

Exeter, Devon (GB)
31 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer (Education and Research) in Engineering Management 

Our job reference: P53764

Salary: The starting salary will be from £34,520 up to £42,418 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. 

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

This full time post is available from 1 August 2018 on a permanent basis.  

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. 

The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences 

We are continuing with a strategy of sustained investment in both academic staff and infrastructure to provide a catalyst for significant growth in both research activity and student experience. In recognition of the pivotal importance to both, we are looking to attract an exceptional candidate to join our dynamic faculty. 

The role

In the post of Lectureship in Engineering Management (equivalent to US Assistant Professor post) you will contribute to our college’s significantly expanding research and education programmes and profile in Engineering Management, particularly in areas related or complementary to manufacturing systems, manufacturing strategies, operations management, engineering business management, supply chain management and logistics, and will foster active collaboration with the Business School whilst enhancing existing strengths in modelling and optimisation. 

Our college is growing its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) activity significantly. We seek to foster a multidisciplinary research and education environment, with activity in areas of Manufacturing Systems, Engineering Business Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Water Engineering, Structures & Vibrations, Energy Harvesting, Computational Modelling, Graphene and Functional Materials. You will be expected to interface with other disciplines within our College (inc. Physics, Computer Science, Maths and Living Systems

About you

You will have:

  • Experience of applying for research funding
  • A competitive track record of publication in high impact journals
  • Experience of supervision of research and undergraduate research students
  • A strong education track record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to contribute to our department’s collective goals and responsibilities

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

You are encouraged to contact the Dean of the College, Prof Ken Evans (tel: 01392 723648, email: to discuss the posts further. Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Paul Reynolds, e-mail or telephone 01392 725820.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.  

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 1 March 2018.