Chair in Biochemical Engineering

City of Edinburgh (GB)
20 Nov 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full Time


College of Science and Engineering


Chair in Biochemical Engineering

Vacancy Ref: 041877


The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 25 institutions of Higher Education and provides exceptional research, teaching, and living environments. The School of Engineering reflects all of the University’s principal characteristics, with a cosmopolitan academic staff numbering over 125, and with a body of 1,700 undergraduate and 640 postgraduate students drawn from all over the world. We carry out internationally excellent teaching and research, attracting high-calibre students and an excellent level of research funding. We are now investing to strengthen and deepen our coverage of Chemical Engineering by appointment to the following new position:

•             Chair in Biochemical Engineering

The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of Chemical Engineering degree programmes, and will be an internationally prominent Biochemical Engineering researcher, demonstrating the ability to lead related research within the School and to win substantial external research funding.

The post is full-time and open-ended and the salary is on the Professorial scale.

For informal discussion, potential candidates are invited to contact the Head of School, Prof. Hugh McCann at +44 131 650 5566, or, Director of Discipline for Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh, +44 131 650 8708, or, or Prof. Vasileios Koutsos, Head of the Institute for Materials and Processes, at +44 131 650 8704, or

Closing Date: 13 December 2017 at 12 noon GMT

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