Lecturer in Engineering and Construction Management

Updated: 8 months ago
Deadline: 05 Dec 2021

Lecturer in Engineering and Construction Management
AC2 £37,467 - £44,706 per annum

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

The Scotland Academy, Wuxi Taihu University, Jiangsu Province, Wuxi, China

Full time: 35 hours

Based in China

3 Year Fixed Term - Extendable

In 2020, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with Wuxi Taihu University (WTU) established a a joint institute, “The Scotland Academy” at WTU in Wuxi, China. We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated individual to join the academic team at The Scotland Academy. All programmes are taught in English.

UWS’ School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences has a reputation in student-centred learning and a global reputation in research and knowledge transfer activities. It is the winner of the Times Higher Education’s Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year, 2020. The School continues to develop important partnerships supported by significant investment in academic posts in-line with its strategic development and to help further the position of the School as a key player nationally and internationally.

We welcome applications from dynamic individuals with an expertise in Engineering, Manufacturing or Construction Management. You will be a highly motivated individual, an inspirational educator with a global outlook, passionate about your discipline and dedicated to delivering an outstanding student learning experience.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their research with UWS in collaboration with Wuxi Taihu University and other UWS partners. 

You should have a PhD in Engineering Management, Construction Management, Project Management or related area. We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in the following areas: technical communication, manufacturing engineering, supply chain management, construction economics, sustainable construction, engineering design, etc. You will have a track record of achievement and innovation in teaching & learning in Engineering Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or other relevant area in a higher education context.

You will be able to demonstrate a commitment as member of the teaching team to delivering high-quality teaching and supporting an engaging student experience. You should have experience in overseeing the setup of practical engineering or computing laboratories.

An attractive package which includes a relocation allowance, private healthcare insurance and accommodation allowance will be offered to the successful candidate. The candidate should be eligible for a Chinese visa and be available to start in February 2022. 

Find out more about Wuxi City:- https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/jiangsu/wuxi/

Wuxi Taihu University has a Chinese homepage at www.wxu.edu.cn .

Informal enquiries in the first instance can be made to Dr David Ndzi, Head of Division, by email to david.ndzi@uws.ac.uk .  Any employment related queries can be directed to Carly Abbott, HR Business Partner to carly.abbott@uws.ac.uk .

Job Description and Person Specification: click here

Interview date: Week commencing 13th December 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.


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