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University Lectureships in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development

last modified Jun 24, 2019 03:44 PM
New lectureships in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development announced

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Engineering is advertising for two University Lectureship positions in the area of Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development.

These posts will be closely associated with the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. We are looking for applicants with an excellent track record in research (appropriate to the career stage), a commitment to teaching and the potential to develop internationally-leading research activities in Engineering for Sustainable Development.

We'd be particularly interested in applicants with research and teaching interests in the following areas:

- Resource Efficiency

- Whole Systems Analysis of Risk

- International Development

Successful candidates are likely to have a strong interest in inter-disciplinary working. Specifically, candidates with experience of using social science methodologies in an engineering context could be of particular value.

You can find a link to the job advert with full details here

The closing date for applications is 31st August. 

Course Overview


The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.


An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions.


An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.


An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.