Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Environmental Chemical Engineering

Bath, Somerset UK
Starting from £40,792, rising to £48,677
15 Nov 2018

Inspirational applicants are sought for an open-ended, full-time Lecturer (Assistant Professor) post in Environmental Chemical Engineering the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, UK. This is integral to the successful operation and development of the new MSc course in Environmental Engineering in the Department to start in October 2019.

You will be a highly ambitious PhD graduate, with a good first degree in Chemical Engineering or a very closely related discipline. You will have a growing publications record and international reputation appropriate to your career stage, and fit one or more of the Department’s research centres (in brief in Water, Separations and Bio-processing). Potential for winning and delivering on research grants and successful supervision of research students and staff, is expected. Capability and willingness to teach Environmental Chemical Engineering at postgraduate level (including in design), and to contribute to academic management and leadership, are also expected.

The successful applicant will work in a progressive and successful academic environment, and will benefit from the collaborative and well-established Department and Faculty system at the University. This is supported by a strong mentoring environment in the Department, and the University’s professional development programme for new staff. 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. In addition to the application form they must include a full and up-to-date CV together with a 4pp max outline of plans for the post. This outline will focus on research (including funding sources), but should also cover teaching. Please include a Skype address in your application details as we normally contact applicants for initial, informal discussions prior to shortlisting. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Bath to meet staff and students, tour the Department and University, give an oral presentation to staff and research students, and attend a formal face-to-face interview on 8 February 2019.  We expect the successful applicant to be in post as soon 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: t.j.mays@bath.ac.uk) or the Deputy Head of Department, Professor Tina Düren (Tel: +44 (0)1225 386349, Email: t.duren@bath.ac.uk).


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.