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3 x Lectureships in Manufacturing and Management Division


We wish to appoint two University Lecturers and one part-time Fixed-Term Lecturer to contribute to developing a record of world-class research related to emerging trends in manufacturing commensurate with the Department's longstanding international reputation in this area. In each case, the successful role-holder will carry out duties concerned with teaching, research and administration. The teaching responsibilities will include contributing to undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising student projects (including industrial placements), examining, and supervising post-graduate research students.

The outline scope of each Lectureship is as follows:

University Lecturer in Technology Management: The field of this Lectureship is in the general area of Technology Management within the context of the evolving, increasingly digital domain of manufacturing within a broad range of industry sectors.

University Lectureship in Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Organisations: The field of this Lectureship is emerging trends in manufacturing processes, systems and organisations, with a particular emphasis on materials and production processes, in a range of sectors, including construction.

Fixed-Term Lectureship in Services and Sustainability (Part-Time): The field of this Lectureship is at the intersection of services and sustainability, with particular emphasis on understanding the evolution of industrial systems and changing business models.

More details on these posts are given in the Further Information documentation for each post.

The successful candidates will be assigned to the Department's Manufacturing and Management Division (also known as the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) (www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk)). The roles will require a balance of teaching, research and administrative duties. For teaching, responsibilities will include contributing to undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising student projects (including industrial placements), examining, and supervising post-graduate research students.

The roles are based at the IfM in West Cambridge, and the successful candidates will also expected to play an active role in the operations of the Institute.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure you specify which post(s) you wish to be considered for. In addition to this, please ensure that you upload the application documentation as follows:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A publications list
  • Statement of professional, teaching and research experience and describe your future research plans (no more than two A4 pages)

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 8 January 2018 If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the HR Office (hr-office@eng.cam.ac.uk, +44 (0) 1223 332615).

The interviewing panel will meet soon after the closing date in order to produce a short-list; references may be solicited. Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit the Department, give a short seminar/lecture and attend a formal interview. This process is expected to take place during February 2018.

Informal enquiries concerning these posts may be made to Professor Tim Minshall (tim.minshall@eng.cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference NM12390 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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