Assistant Professor in Chemical and Environmental Engineering

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The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is seeking an Assistant Professor to drive our ambitious research programmes and provide a best in class learning experience in developing and inspiring the next generation of engineers. 

Currently ranked 3rd in the UK for Chemical and Environmental Engineering, you will be joining a highly multidisciplinary environment where collaboration between Faculty staff, students and external colleagues is key to the successful delivery of our curriculum and research. 

In this research and teaching role, you will use your extensive knowledge and skills to lead original research, produce high quality outputs and seek and secure external research funding. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with research experience in areas which strongly align to the research activities within the Faculty of Engineering (   

Alongside your research activities, you will be passionate about providing world-class teaching and learning for our students and have the know-how to engage and support them using creative and innovative approaches. This includes the practical, hands-on experience to be able to deliver and supervise teaching and learning activities in a CEE laboratory environment. 

Above all, this role is about collaboration. We are looking for someone who is self-starting but who also values and prioritises building and developing good working relationships at the heart of everything they do.   

You will need to work proactively with colleagues, Directors of Education and Student Experience, and a wider educational team to design, develop and deliver high-quality teaching and learning experiences and you will be a clear and confident communicator with the ability to engage and inspire students and colleagues across the Faculty. 

You will be educated to degree level in a chemical or environmental engineering or a closely related discipline and have the ability to provide engineering context to your teaching.  

 This permanent post is offered on a full time basis (36.25 hours per week). Job share arrangements may be considered.

 In return, we can offer you an excellent range of employee benefits and rewards, on-site fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance of 30 days. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Chris Dodds, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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