The University of Wolverhampton

Principal Lecturer or Reader in Chemical Engineering

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
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52,559 - 60,905 pa
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The School of Engineering has a long and distinguished international track record of achievement and is committed to the highest standards of teaching, learning and student development within a research-informed environment. Major Engineering disciplines are offered as core disciplines within the School.


Following recent sustained growth and investment of 12M in our portfolio of taught programmes and the growth in research and development opportunities, the School now seeks to appoint a Principle Lecturer or Reader to support key new developments in research and teaching in Chemical Engineering. You will hold a PhD in Chemical Engineering or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline. We are particularly interested in applications that draw on experience in experimental and/or practical research interests in Chemical Engineering, together with an excellent research track record and experience in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to the highest levels of quality. Interests relevant to existing research activities in energy, petroleum chemistry, processing and control, or nuclear engineering are encouraged but not essential.


An appointment to Principal Lecturer or Reader requires demonstrable evidence of strong leadership, especially in research or technology development, and an outstanding record of achievement based on work done as course leader, working with professional bodies, experience of course development and accreditation and proven record of attracting commercial and external funding. You will be able to point to significant indicators of esteem, such as senior membership of professional bodies, invited lectures, committee memberships, etc. You will contribute significantly to the development of Chemical Engineering teaching programmes, with a view to providing and maintaining excellent student experience at our dedicated facilities at city campus to prepare our students for professional career in Chemical Engineering.


You will be expected to build and maintain an active and impactful personal research programme, to publish in leading international journals and conferences, and to seek out opportunities for research funding, collaboration and innovation, both nationally and internationally. You will be required to undertake teaching duties, including both lecturing and project supervision, across a range of programmes offered by the School, as well as contributing directly to the Engineering modules for undergraduate and taught Masters students in related engineering disciplines. Additional administrative / research duties will be discussed at the time of appointment.


Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Syed Hasan, Head of School of Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering: Tel: +44(0)1902321733, e-mail:

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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