Lecturer in Engineering (Teaching and Scholarship)

University of Dundee

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Dundee International Institute of Central South University

School: Science and Engineering FTE: Full-time
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Grade 7 or 8 (£40,521- £54,395) depending on experience A benefits package for overseas
working is also available
Location: This position will be permanently based at DII CSU, Changsha, China

The School of Science and Engineering has an international reputation for excellent teaching and topical research, particularly in addressing global challenges in energy, the environment, health care, technology, forensic science and infrastructure.

With its award winning Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID), and departments in engineering, computing, physics and mathematics, the School offers a portfolio of disciplines and curriculums and state of the art facilities which prepare and inform the scientists and engineers of tomorrow. The School is run by an enthusiastic, committed and approachable team of experts who are recognised for their teaching approaches. It is also one of the fastest growing schools within the University.

The Dundee International Institute of Central South University (the Institute) is an exciting new partnership between the University of Dundee (UoD) and Central South University (CSU) in China. CSU is a Class A Double First Class University located in Changsha, Hunan Province.

The successful candidates will demonstrate capacity for delivering excellent teaching and an interest in pedagogic innovation and international higher education. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of ethnic minorities as they are currently under-represented in posts at this level. As a global university, we are interested in attracting candidates working in all parts of the world and can offer relocation support.

Who we’re looking for:
• PhD in a relevant subject
• Clear evidence of learning and teaching competence, including at least two years of teaching
experience at university level
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Evidence of ability and willingness to work collaboratively with others
• Evidence of effective team membership
• Ability to teach across a range of subjects

We are one of the UK’s leading universities, internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Our purpose is to transform lives, locally and globally, which we do as a community of staff (Professional Services and academic Schools), students and alumni. Professional Services directorates are key to delivering the University strategy and driving change across the University.

Please note: As this role is based permanently in China, the role holder must hold the right to work in China or be eligible to obtain this. Support with making an application for a Chinese work visa will be provided, if necessary.

For further information about this position please contact Karen Petrie: k.petrie@dundee.ac.uk

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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