Senior Teaching Fellow

Bath, Somerset
Starting from £49,149, rising to £56,950
31 May 2018

Chemical Engineering

Salary: Starting from £49,149, rising to £56,950

Placed On: Wednesday 30 May 2018

Closing Date: Sunday 01 July 2018

Interview Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018

Reference: CT5880

Outstanding applicants are sought for the post of Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, UK. This is an open-ended, full-time post on the same salary scale as Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Reader. The post holder will provide inspirational leadership of and teaching on taught postgraduate (MSc) courses in the Department. 

The successful applicant will have undergraduate and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering or very closely-related disciplines. They will have recent experience of, strong enthusiasm for and evidence of high-quality teaching in Chemical Engineering mainly at taught postgraduate level especially in sustainability, environmental management or similar areas. They will be appointed as Director of Taught Postgraduate Studies in the Department which involves leadership of and teaching on current MSc courses and also driving forward the development of new taught postgraduate courses in line with the University’s strategy to grow PGT provision. 

The successful applicant will work in a progressive and successful academic environment, and will benefit from the highly collaborative and well-organised Department and Faculty system at the University. This is supported by highly effective professional development programmes at Bath for staff. A strong mentor system in the Department will provide further career support. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful and accessible areas in the UK are an added attraction.

Selection Process

All applications are online. They must include a full and up-to-date CV and also a separate, 4pp max outline of teaching philosophy, experience and plans for the post. Initial selection of a long list will be via informal Skype interviews, in which case please provide a Skype address in your application. Candidates who are then shortlisted will be invited to Bath to tour the Department and University, give an oral presentation, and attend a formal face-to-face, panel interview on 24 July 2018. We expect the successful applicant to be in post as early as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Head of Department of Chemical Engineering, Professor Tim Mays, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386528, Email:, or the Deputy Head of Department, Professor Tina Düren, Tel: +44 (0)1225 386349,

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Female applicants are particularly welcome as we aim to improve the present gender balance within academic and teaching staff. This was recognised recently with the Department’s receipt of an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.