Lecturer in Engineering and Entrepreneurship (E&S)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Deadline: 23 May 2022

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences



This part-time 0.5 FTE role is available from 1st August 2022, on a permanent basis.  

The role

The University of Exeter is home to a range of leading programmes focused on Engineering and Entrepreneurship. The University is seeking to make a 0.5 FTE Lecturer (E&S) appointment in Engineering and Entrepreneurship and welcomes applications which build on Exeter’s growing education strength in this area. The position will be based in the Department of Engineering, and the successful candidate will have responsibility for the design, development and production of teaching and learning material and for the delivery of Engineering and Entrepreneurship through blended Project Based Learning across our programmes.

For a Lecturer (E&S) level appointment post you will have:

  • a PhD (obtained or nearing completion) or equivalent in an appropriate engineering subject and be able to demonstrate the depth or breadth of specialist knowledge needed in order to teach and support learning in Engineering and Entrepreneurship.
  • an in-depth understanding of blended Project Based Learning.
  • evidence of excellent teaching and have made an impact beyond your own teaching.
  • evidence of successful engagement with students in an educational setting.
  • the ability to facilitate students towards Intended Learning Outcomes during design activities.
  • proficiency in asynchronous multimedia content development and online synchronous teaching.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly;
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development;
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career;
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy;
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures  and how we are transforming education  for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

To discuss the post further, applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Corrina Cory, Senior Lecturer in Engineering and Entrepreneurship (01392 7222208, c.cory@exeter.ac.uk ) or Professor David Butler, Head of Engineering (d.butler@exeter.ac.uk ).

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