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Head of Product Design

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University of Chichester

£48,327 to £55,998 per annum

Part Time

We are a successful, friendly, University, recognised for our focus on student satisfaction, retention and achievements. 

We are currently seeking to recruit to this key leadership position within the newly formed Engineering and Design Department at the University of Chichester. You will join the team in preparation for the launch of our Engineering and Digital Technology Park at the Bognor Regis Campus.

The post holder will play a leading role in developing innovative BA. BSc. and B.Eng. undergraduate Product Design programmes focused towards the needs of industry through CDIO pedagogy, with a strong emphasis towards interdisciplinary teaching and research. 

Can you play a leading role in embedding Product Design across a wide range of applications? Do you bring a wealth of experience across the field? Do you have specialist knowledge to change the way we think about

- Biomedical products and Devices

- Sports Engineering and Technology

You will have the opportunity to make a key contribution to a number of new programmes building on your experience of sharing knowledge and your skills in an academic or learning environment. You will have 

- a doctorate in a relevant subject area

- In-depth understanding of Product Design enabling the development of new knowledge and understanding within the subject area.

- Enthusiasm for building and developing a new department

- Openness to innovative and unconventional thinking

Does this sound like you? If so we are waiting for your application 

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Professor Stuart Harmer, Head of Department, Engineering & Applied Design or email

Closing Date:        18 July 2017

Interview Date:    TBA

The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME minority backgrounds as they are under-represented at Senior Manager level. Applications for this position may be considered on a part-time basis with the salary adjusted on a pro rata basis.  

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