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Departmental Lecturer in Chemical Engineering


Grade 8 - £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.

Closing date

Aug 20, 2021 12:00PM



We are seeking a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Chemical Engineering to join our dynamic chemical engineering group at the Department of Engineering Science.  The post is funded by the University of Oxford and is a fixed-term position for 5 years from the 1st September 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter).


You will be responsible for the teaching of our curriculum of undergraduate courses in chemical engineering, and for developing a programme of world-leading research which will complement our existing activity.   


You should possess a high quality undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, and a PhD/DPhil in Chemical Engineering or a discipline closely related to our research activity. For details of our research, please see:


The post would be ideal for an early career academic or researcher with a strong commitment to a longer term  academic career in both teaching and research.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Nick Hankins  ( or  to Professor Zhanfeng Cui (


Only online applications received before midday on 20th August 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of your teaching experience in chemical engineering and related disciplines and your research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), a recent CV which includes key publications,  and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology. 

Chemical engineering, undergraduate teaching, leading research, early career academic.



Contact name

Professor Nicholas Hankins

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