Chair of Materials Engineering

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 20 institutions of Higher Education. The School of Engineering reflects all of the University’s principal characteristics, with a cosmopolitan academic staff numbering over 100, and with a body of 1,350 undergraduate and 450 postgraduate students drawn from all over the world. We carry out internationally excellent teaching and research, attracting high-calibre students, an excellent level of research funding and attaining leadership of UK engineering in REF2014.

We are now building on our success by appointing to the Chair of Materials Engineering, to be supported by two subsequent academic staff appointments. In this case, we will consider the recruitment of an existing team.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of degree programmes, will have a strong international reputation for research excellence, and will demonstrate the ability to lead related research within the School and to win substantial external research funding.

For more information and how to apply visit our website Chair of Materials Engineering

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Closing Date: 

Monday, April 27, 2015

Contact Name: 

Professor Hugh McCann / Professor Lesley Yellowlees

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Contact Telephone: 

+44 (0) 131 650 5567/5754