Teaching Fellow

£33,309 to £37,127 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £46,409 per annum)


Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, SN6 8LA

The Centre for Defence Chemistry delivers a wide portfolio of courses and research; you will contribute to the design and delivery of cutting edge lectures and research within this remit. You will also be responsible for design, delivery and assessment of the Officers' Petroleum Course (OPC) and will shadow the current Course Director during a handover period.

You will plan and carry out research as required, contributing to the advancement of the discipline and the discovery of new phenomena, actions and events. You will supervise MSc/PhD students and provide academic and pastoral tuition to ensure successful completion of their courses.

A Degree in a field of science related to the area of fuels and petroleum is essential.

You will have experience of advancing technology in chemistry or physics; managing courses and projects and delivering to time and budget; working with Technology Enhanced Learning.

Knowledge of the following is essential:

  • Subject matter expertise in fuels and petroleum
  • Sound knowledge of opportunities for novel developments in the context of your area
  • Understanding of the contemporary challenges facing the defence sector in the UK and further afield

A PGCert in Academic Practice and/or membership of the Higher Education Authority is desirable.

For informal enquiries, please email Professor Jackie Akhavan, j.akhavan@cranfield.ac.uk.

Apply online now at https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/hr or contact us for further details on E: hr.shrivenham@cranfield.ac.uk or T: +44 (0) 1793 785207.

Closing date for applications: 7 October 2019

Interviews will be held: 21 October 2019

Please quote reference number 3168.

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