Job ID: 211430

Professorial Positions and Faculty Positions Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader Level

University of Glasgow

  • May 25, 2023
  • Aug. 31, 2023
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

University of Glasgow  

College of Science and Engineering  

James Watt School of Engineering  


Professorial positions and Faculty Positions Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader Level (Assistant – Associate Professor) 

Salary: Grade 7/8/9: £38,474 - £43,155 / £47,047 - £54,421 / £56,048 – £63,059 per annum  

For Professorial positions salary will be within the professorial range and subject to negotiation


The James Watt School of Engineering (JWSE) at the University of Glasgow is an energetic and growing international centre of excellence for engineering research and teaching. The School leads research in Autonomous Systems & Connectivity (including Aerospace); Biomedical Engineering; Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering; Infrastructure and Environment; and Systems, Power and Energy. We have in the region of 170 academics and 190 researchers supported by approximately 70 technicians and 40 professional services staff. Currently, we have 500 research students working towards doctorates. 

We are seeking to appoint ambitious academics at all levels. Post holders will be expected to develop and lead academic and industrial opportunities within the School, leading internationally recognised activities that further improves the reputation of the School. Fostering overseas collaborations and partnerships in teaching and research, broadening the taught curriculum, and delivering excellence in engineering education are also expected as part of the posts on offer. 

The James Watt School of Engineering hosts fundamental research that is developed with the ambition to lead to industrial and academic impact. We expect the successful academic to complement and synergise with existing activities and to develop a network of collaborations locally (across the James Watt School of Engineering and the University) as well as to liaise with industry and clinicians to translate their research to the highest impact.       

Relocation packages available subject to eligibility criteria. 

For further details of these positions and to apply online please visit University of Glasgow -James Watt School of Engineering - World Changers

Vacancy reference: 116288 - Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader: AI for Engineering (equivalent to Assistant and Associate Professor).

Vacancy reference: 16208 - Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader: Biomedical Engineering (equivalent to Assistant and Associate Professor).

Vacancy reference: 116209 - Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Smart and Sustainable Infrastructure (equivalent to Assistant and Associate Professor).

Vacancy reference: 116632 – Professor in Materials for Green Energy Technologies.

Vacancy reference: 116631 – Professor in Nanoscale Electronic and Photonic Devices.

Vacancy reference: 116630 - Professors in Quantum Technologies.

Closing Date for all posts is 31st August 2023.

Early application is encouraged, and our interview panels will convene at regular intervals to assess potential applicants for our leadership posts.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too.

 The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.   

  • We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community

    We endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

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