Lecturer in Engineering Management

University of the West of England


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We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Engineering Management to join the School of Engineering at UWE Bristol.

About us: You will be joining a growing and ambitious department that values the integration of research and practice-led materials within teaching and learning very highly. You will have the opportunity to contribute to developing the curriculum. UWE graduates already have a high rate of graduate employment but we are aiming to take this even higher through greater interaction between industry, research and education – you can be part of this journey. You will become part of a dynamic team of research active teaching staff within the department and have an opportunity to link with existing projects and bidding activities with the support of senior staff.

In achieving high academic standing, reputation and currency, all Bristol UWE academics are expected to develop their careers in a combination of learning and teaching, research, scholarly and/or practice activity, knowledge exchange and external engagement alongside academic leadership and citizenship demonstrating UWE Bristol Values in all activities.

About you:

We require candidates that have a broad set of skills and can teach across the main themes Engineering Management, such as: project management, operations management, process design and leadership. We also value candidates that have a strong professional skill set and expertise in emerging technologies and digital transformation that can help develop students on our engineering programmes.

The successful applicant will have a post graduate qualification in Engineering Management or a related discipline. If from a professional practice/industry background, the successful applicant will have a qualification equivalent to degree level (or above) together with relevant professional experience within the Engineering Sector. A teaching qualification and experience of teaching in higher education is desirable. Experience of working in or collaborating with relevant industry is desirable and there will be opportunities to work with industry on knowledge exchange projects. A portfolio of research related to sustainable technologies and in line with the universities ethics is desirable.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 36,000 students and 4,200 staff from right across the globe. Based in Bristol , one of the UK’s most exciting and forward-thinking cities, we are regionally embedded and globally connected, with an established network of employer and academic partners.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and pension schemes as well as opportunities for training and personal development.

We also provide a tailored professional programme to support our academic colleagues in delivering the highest in professional teaching standards.

Add your individuality to ours

UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community .

We are proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always looking for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing community and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic and (fe)male candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol, however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Samuel Abbey on [email protected]

This is a permanent position and is full-time working on a 100 percent contract and is open to anyone wishing to work part time.

This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time

As a Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from those who identify as having a disability.

UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is vital to our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based with some opportunity for home working.

We may be able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.

Please also refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist  which provides details of which documents are acceptable to prove your right to work in the UK. Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to produce your right to work documents at your interview.

Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.

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