Visiting Lecturer in Manufacturing and Operations Management

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom

October 3, 2022


Visiting Lecturer in Manufacturing and Operations Management

Rate of pay: Full duty £37.87 plus 17.66% accrued holiday per total value / Teaching only £ 18.94 per hour, plus 17.66% accrued holiday per total value

Working hours: Visiting Lecturer (working 37 hours a week)

Duration of contract: Fixed term for 1 year

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Working in the Department of Engineering, comprising of a range of practice and experiential academic programmes, this appointment focusses on teaching and supporting students across our Engineering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will be joining an ambitious department that values the integration of research and practical, hands on education very highly. You will be expected to undertake design and delivery of teaching that is engaging, innovative and responsive, achieving outstanding student learning outcomes. You will support the students to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of the subject and will actively engage in high quality practical applications of engineering and scholarly activity that informs, extends and transforms their subject area and informs teaching.

The post-holder will focus on teaching in some or all of the following subjects manufacturing management, operations management, financial control and general management skills.

You will also be expected to contribute to developing the teaching activities of the department/school in agreed areas. Additional responsibilities may include taking on an administrative role in the School assisting with programme management.


The successful applicant will have experience and expertise in any of the following manufacturing, operations management, financial control and general management skills, with sufficient expertise and experience to be able to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Engineering programmes.

You may have industrial sector experience in manufacturing, finance, or operational activities related to aerospace, automotive, production control or product manufacturing. The ability to support the relevant teaching on our associated degree programmes across the School is the key and will be underpinned with excellent communication skills that will benefit teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Skills will include a strong commitment to teaching, learning and student support at University level. The teaching is face 2 face and relies on excellent communication skills. This role requires applicants to have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, with a methodical approach and high attention to detail.

Qualifications Required:

You will have a first degree in Engineering, Business, Management or equivalent. Industrial experience or a PhD in the subject sectors would be an advantage, as would recognised teacher's training.

Closing Date: 3rd October 2022

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Informal inquiries about the post may be made to the Deputy Head of Department Engineering: Dr Christabel Tan (

Reference Number: 045495

Please note we may close this advert early should we receive sufficient response

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About the employer

Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a...