Job Vacancy Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management Coventry University

Job title: Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management

Company: Coventry University

Job description: Ref: RE009594

Grade 8

£40,927 – £58,279 per annum

Full-time, permanent

Our strategy at Coventry University continues our drive to provide a high-quality, inclusive, and empowering global education to anyone who can benefit from it. It maintains our belief that, through education, people are empowered to grow and advance in society. We all want to make a difference, we would like you to join us.

Working in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineering, you will be committed to contributing to our continued success. You will join a School recognised for its high-quality and real-world teaching, state of the art activity-led facilities and an approach guided by and focused on industry. You will deliver and develop courses which foster a first-class educational experience while nurturing and producing industry-ready graduates.

The School values forward thinking, student-centred learning experience and well-developed industry relationships while embracing different cultures, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences of our students, colleagues and partners to create opportunities for all. As result, we are currently ranked 7th in the Guardian University Guide 2022 for our courses in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace and Manufacturing. As a new member of staff, you will be joining a global institution at the forefront of teaching and innovation achieving several awards including the Gold Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017 and this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation.

We are looking for candidates who are motivated by, and wish to significantly contribute to the delivery of Operations Management and Sustainability. You will want to focus on modules at different academic levels, including industry part-time students. You will be resourceful and knowledgeable on Manufacturing Engineering and Operational concepts, philosophies, and techniques with a holistic approach on sustainability.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do, being able to demonstrate significant knowledge in your area of specialisation. You will have the opportunity to develop curriculum and design the delivery of teaching so that is engaging, innovative and responsive. Your drive will be to achieve excellent student learning outcomes.

With a dynamic and varied work environment your ability to work flexibly will be important. There are opportunities to promote and support international partnerships, with you potentially delivering teaching onsite at one of our international partners.

You will have either extensive relevant industrial experience at a senior level and/or be qualified to PhD level in a relevant subject. You may already have academic qualifications and industrial experience within relevant manufacturing sectors and Professional Body membership is advantageous. Experience of working in professional educational practice/consultancy projects will also be advantageous.

This position is a teaching focused post that will appeal to you by allowing you to focus on pedagogic practice and curriculum design.

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Closing Date: 25th July 2022

Expected salary: £40927 – 58279 per year

Location: Coventry

Job date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 01:55:29 GMT

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