Director of Engineering Curriculum

Canterbury, Kent
£48,327-£55,998 per annum
10 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Business Management
Contract Type
Full Time



Kent & Medway Engineering, Design, Growth & Enterprise Hub

Director of Engineering Curriculum

Permanent Full Time 1.0 FTE


Salary:          £48,327-£55,998 per annum


With a proven track record for innovation and outstanding education, Canterbury Christ Church University is creating a bold new vision for engineering, science and technology. We are at the forefront of major plans to unlock regional growth and investment in the South East, creating a dynamic and distinctive engineering offer for businesses and future generations of diverse students and graduates.

The Kent and Medway Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise Hub (KM Edge Hub) is a collaboration between Canterbury Christ Church University, a strong widening participation University, education providers and leading local engineering and technology employers. The KM Edge Hub will offer unique partnership-based and industry-facing solutions to the regional development challenge. Together, we are creating a new engineering, science and technology hub for Kent and Medway, supporting high-value employment, skills growth and inward investment.

The Role

We are looking for an exceptional individual with the skills, knowledge and motivation to help shape and deliver this new model of engineering excellence for future generations of diverse students, graduates and regional business.

The Director will shape the engineering offer and be responsible for the development and delivery of the engineering programmes, including quality and standards, student experience, curriculum innovation course review and the line management of engineering staff. They will also make a significant contribution to the overall leadership and management of KM EDGE Hub and the design of the new £22.8 million engineering facilities.

The Person

The successful candidate will be expected to embrace the ‘Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate (CDIO) approach to curriculum delivery and integrate within it the Engineering Habits of Mind. Applicants should have a track record of course development and delivery, accreditation of programmes by professional bodies and engagement in either research or knowledge exchange activities. You should have a good degree in a relevant discipline related to the post. A PhD in a related discipline is also desirable or extensive engineering practitioner experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a unique and highly strategic enterprise with business. Join our dynamic and motivated team to shape the engineering provision being developed at the University and to work with a wide range of partners to transform engineering education in the region.

Additional Information

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking a fractional appointment or a job-share opportunity.

How to apply

Start date for applications:                   Monday 10 July 2017
Closing date for applications:      Thursday 10 August 2017
Interviews are to be held:            w/c 4 September 2017

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If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number SAS0864. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

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