UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Lecturer in Product Design

Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
Salary
£35,550 - £38,833
Posted
20 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in Product Design

Department: Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (www.strath.ac.uk/dmem/)

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering (www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/)

Staff Category: Academic

Reference No: 151360

Reports To: The Head of Department

Grade: 7

Salary Range: £35,550 - £38,833

Contract Type: Open Contract

FTE: 1

Closing Date: Sunday, 16 September 2018

Job Advert

The Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM) provides a unique offering of combining end-to-end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, through to engineering design, manufacture and management of the entire system. DMEM also houses the UK’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), which is located off-campus at a dedicated site just outside Glasgow and is part of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

DMEM has a strong, vibrant team of academics working across the field of design, ranging from industrial to engineering design and all aspects of design development. The vacancy currently being advertised aims to complement existing expertise with visionary academics that focus on product design including areas such as, but not limited to, interaction/ergonomics, form/aesthetics, design theory/models, creativity/creative methods, user centred design and emotion/experience.

As part of the University of Strathclyde, our vision is to be bold and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners. 

To be considered for the role you will be educated to PhD level in a relevant discipline or have significant relevant experience in addition to a relevant Degree. You will have sound product design knowledge and proven ability to collaborate well with colleagues and industry, understanding and meeting its needs and promoting innovation. You will have body of published research in high quality publications, demonstrating standards of excellence and an ability to secure research funding, including experience of contributing to grant applications. You will have relevant teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels and an ability to work within an academic team environment and lead teams where required. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade, and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.