Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Product Design Engineering

Cranfield University

United Kingdom

October 3, 2022


Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Product Design Engineering


Cranfield University


School of Water, Energy and Environment

Based at

Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work

37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.

Contract type



Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £45,751 to £50,798 per annum, with potential progression up to £63,059 per annum (Lecturer) Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £55,753 to £61,942 per annum, with potential progression up to £76,988 per annum (Senior Lecturer)

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  • Role Description

    About the Role

    This is an exciting opportunity to bring onboard a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer to join the Design Engineering community. You will generate significant research and teaching income through leading grant bids and developing and delivering teaching and short courses.

    About You

    You are expected to have a high impact, be internationally recognised with a PhD in Design Engineering or an equivalent topic e.g. Technology Development or Breakthrough Innovation. You will also be expected to have leadership experience, as the role will expect you to take on management and centre level responsibilities, write and secure quality research grants, and design and deliver new postgraduate-level teaching courses to expand the Design Engineering programmes and short course portfolio offerings.

    About Us

    As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield's world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

    The Cranfield Design Engineering community brings together expert inventors, practitioners, and educators with a growing intentional reputation and track record. The community is expanding its visibility as a cross-cutting multidisciplinary offering across Cranfield University with the aim to develop and sustain high quality educational and industry collaboration experiences for the next generation of professional design engineers that intend to create breakthrough clean-green technological solutions of the future. Find out more here

    Our Values and Commitments

    Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

    We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

    Working Arrangements

    Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

    How to apply

    For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Leon Williams on (T): +44 (0) 1234 75 8531 or (E):

    Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number

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