World Changers Together

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates for our early and mid-career (lecturer/senior lecturer/reader) and senior level (professorial) vacancies spanning our five research divisions and cross-cutting themes.

The School is set to grow its already diverse research portfolio, so this is a tremendous opportunity for emerging research leaders.

World Changers Together

The James Watt School of Engineering.

Academic vacancies and priorities

We are seeking high-quality applicants for the following positions on our academic Research and Track track.  Multiple positions are available:

These posts are based at the main campus of the University of Glasgow, but it is a requirement that the appointees will travel regularly to the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China [UESTC] in Chengdu and Hainan, PR China. It is expected that the appointees will travel to China (both Chengdu and Hainan) around 4-6 times per annum for visits typically of 14 to 21 days duration, but longer or more frequent visits may be required to meet operational demands.

 The closing date for the above vacancies is 17 October 2023.

We also welcome applications from industry experts for:

The Professor in Practice is a new concept in the James Watt School of Engineering which provides an exciting opportunity for industry experts to integrate academic scholarship with their deep knowledge of professional practice.  These flexible roles are available on a part-time basis between 0.2 and 0.5 FTE and are fixed term for up to three years in the first instance.

 Closing date extended to 27 October 2023.