The University of Greenwich comprises the following Campuses:
Avery Hill
Lecturer in Information and Communications Technology
School of Engineering
Computer and Communications Engineering
Head of Department
University of Greenwich at Medway
About the Post
You will be responsible to the Head of Department and will lecture on a range of subjects to the
School’s programme areas at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with particular emphasis on
topics relating to Information and Communications Technology systems and associated deployment
and management in commerce. A degree in an appropriate discipline is essential, with a postgraduate
qualification or equivalent is essential. Expertise in three or more of the following areas is also
Communications System Infrastructure Management / asset management
Multimédia Technologies
Telecommunications Convergence
ICT Systems development
ICT Applications in Business
Database Systems & Design
Networks & Systems resilience
IT / Communications Systems Project Management
Research and enterprise expertise in these, or related areas would also be essential.
In addition to teaching duties, the appointee will also be expected to engage in various administrative
duties relating to the programme delivery.
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The base for the appointee will be the University’s campus in Medway, but, where appropriate, he/she
should also be prepared to be involved in the delivery of courses at other Campuses of the University,
and also at other off-site locations.
Overall Purpose of Job
To undertake a leading role in the on-going development and delivery of courses and programmes in
the deployment and implementation of Information and Communications Technology in Commerce &
Business, to assist in the delivery of relevant academic programmes, to provide support in these
subject areas to the School in general, and to engage in research, consultancy and advanced
professional practice.
Main Activities and Duties
1. To support the further development of the School’s Information & Communications Technologyrelated courses and programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
2. To engage in the delivery of the School’s academic courses and programmes, particularly in these
3. To provide support to the administration of course and programme provision and delivery.
4. To undertake a related role in curriculum development including the development of flexible
learning material.
5. To undertake a role in assisting with further developing links with local industry, commerce and
public sector organisations including local schools and colleges.
6. To engage in research, consultancy and advanced professional practice.
As stated above, the appointment will be made at AC2 level:AC2 (Lecturer)
Contributing at a course and cognate subject level in teaching and research including:
developing course materials for teaching and learning at undergraduate and potentially
postgraduate levels
working as part of a small team in delivering courses as part of a programme
undertaking research and scholarly activity alongside personal development in your subject
providing effective communication of complex ideas in a range of academic situations
D = Desirable)
First degree in a relevant discipline
Higher degree, preferably PhD, in a relevant discipline or equivalent
Membership of a relevant professional body (or bodies)
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Experience and Skills
Experience of teaching in an academic environment or equivalent
Experience in three or more of the following areas:
Communications System Infrastructure Management / asset management
Multimédia Technologies
Telecommunications Convergence
ICT Systems development
ICT Applications in Business
Database Systems & Design
Networks & Systems resilience
IT / Communications Systems Project Management
Experience in research and/or consultancy activities
Experience in working in teams
Experience in working with industry
Experience in cross-curriculum development
Experience in academic programme administration
Experience in promotional activities
Experience in preparing distance / flexible learning materials
Personal Qualities
Communication Skills
Working in Teams
Other Requirements
Willingness to travel
This a full time post, 35 hours per week
This post is at the AC2 (spine points 30 – 35) £29972 - £34745 per annum
We aim to hold interviews in July. References will be taken up if you are invited to interview.
If you have heard nothing from us after 6 weeks from the closing date you may assume that your
application has been unsuccessful. Please accept our thanks for your interest.
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the
Completed application forms should be returned to the Personnel Office at the address below or email
jobs@gre.ac.uk by 5:00 pm 10 June 2011. Please quote the reference number.
University of Greenwich
Avery Hill Campus
Southwood Site
Southwood House
Avery Hill Road
London SE9 2UG
Email: Jobs@gre.ac.uk
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Further Information
The University of Greenwich comprises the following Schools located over the three Campuses of
Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway:
Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Architecture and Construction
Education and Training
Health and Social Care
The University has been offering undergraduate courses in different facets of engineering since 1910,
with the early degrees being awarded by the University of London. In the 1930s it pioneered the
‘sandwich’ mode of study with the then Ministry of War. In 1985 the Schools of Electrical and
Electronic Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering merged to become the School of Engineering
and postgraduate courses were offered. Civil Engineering remained as a separate School and in 1987
was relocated within a new Built Environment Faculty from Woolwich in South East London to
Dartford. In 1995 the School of Engineering became responsible for provision in Computer and
Communications Engineering and over the period 1996-9 the School was also relocated from
Woolwich to the expanding Medway University Campus at Chatham Maritime, Kent.
Following a University review in 2000, which identified a more rational basis for future Campus
development, Medway was confirmed as the focus for Engineering and Science provision. Civil
Engineering consequently joined the School of Engineering in 2002, with a pooling of resources
providing enhanced general and specialist laboratories.
The Dean of School leads a team of 70 academic staff, which includes six professors. The
complement of academic staff is supported by professional, technical, research and administrative
The Medway University Campus is based in high quality Grade II listed buildings originally
constructed in 1901 as the shore based naval training ship HMS Pembroke. As a result of a multimillion pound refurbishment, the Campus offers high quality technical and scientific accommodation
which is situated in very pleasant surroundings now known as Chatham Maritime. The Campus is
also the home of the School of Science incorporating Earth and Environmental Sciences and
Chemical and Life Science, the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), a fully fledged research institute of
the University, and the School of Pharmacy, a joint venture between the Universities of Greenwich
and Kent. The University is looking at ways of increasing the range of disciplines delivered oncampus.
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The Campus is extremely well situated in terms of transport connections. It is connected to the UK
trunk road system by the Medway Towns northern by-pass. To the west the Campus is accessed from
the A2 via the new Medway Tunnel, with the eastern link connecting it to the M2. There is ample free
car parking on Campus. The Campus is about 2.5 miles from both Chatham and Gillingham railway
stations, both of which are on direct lines to Central London, i.e. Victoria and Charing Cross,
Waterloo, London Bridge. The High Speed Rail Link International Passenger Terminal at Ebbsfleet,
which offers direct connections to mainland Europe, is a twenty minute drive from the Campus. In
2009 Chatham will be connected to the High Speed Rail Link, thereby shortening the travel time to
central London.
Bluewater Park, the largest retail complex in northern Europe, is also a twenty minute drive from the
Medway is the largest industrial region in Kent with a number of large employers including BAE
Systems, Delphi Diesel Systems, InterRoute, Brett Group, etc. There are also many SMEs in the
region. In addition, major investments in infrastructure have been made and continue to be made
across the region including developments in the Thames Gateway and regeneration associated with
the Olympics. Over the past several years the School has made a considerable effort to work with the
community, and is now undertaking collaborative work with many regional employers and
organisations. The recently appointed Atkins Chair in Civil Engineering has further developed this
collaboration within the civil engineering and construction sectors, and the advent of the Rochester
Bridge Trust Professorship affords the opportunity to expand this development .
Programme Provision
Examples of the main programme areas offered by the School are listed below. These are subject to
continuous development and enhancement to meet the changing needs of established and new markets
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Project Management
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Water and Environmental Management
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering Extended
BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
HND Civil Engineering Studies
HNC Civil Engineering Studies
BSc (Hons) Engineering Business Management
BSc (Hons) Marine Engineering
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Systems Engineering
BEng (Hons) Industrial Automation
BEng (Hons) Mechatronics
BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
BSc (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering
BEng (Hons) Control & Instrumentation Engineering
BSc (Hons) Electronics & Computer Systems
BEng (Hons) Computer Systems and Software Engineering
BEng (Hons) Computer Networking
BEng Wireless Mobile Communications Engineering
BSc (Hons) Information and Communication Technology
BEng (Hons) Internet Technologies
BSc (Hons) Internet Engineering and Web Management
BSc (Hons) Product Development*
BSc (Hons) Engineering Product Design*
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BSc (Hons) Automotive Component Design*
(* in collaboration with Kent Institute of Art and Design, Rochester).
Taught Postgraduate
MSc Civil Engineering
MSc Civil Engineering International
MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
MSc Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
MSc Manufacturing Systems
MSc Manufacturing Systems (Lean Manufacturing)
MSc Manufacturing Systems (Computer Integrated Manufacturing)
MSc Engineering Management
MSc Engineering Management (Supply Chain Management)
MSc Engineering Management (Enterprise Engineering)
MSc Marine Engineering
MSc Mobile Communications Systems Engineering
MSc Information and Communications Technology
MSc Information and Communications Technology (E - Technology)
MSc Information and Communications Technology (Operations Technology)
MSc International Manufacturing
MSc Logistics Engineering
MSc Industrial Engineering
MSc Systems Engineering
Postgraduate Research
MSc by Research
MPhil/PhD Research Degree Programmes
Development and delivery of programmes is the responsibility of the relevant Department. Currently
there are four Departments within the School: Civil Engineering, Computer & Communications
Engineering, Systems Engineering and Business and IT Engineering (BITE).
Undergraduate and postgraduate provision across the School aims to provide flexibility in modes of
study, and the School has considerable expertise in the use of ICT to support flexible programme
delivery. Some programmes, or elements of programmes are also delivered by local further and higher
education colleges, in which case, the School is also responsible for the quality of provision. In
addition the School currently offers selected undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in
collaboration with overseas partners at MSA University in Cairo, and NYC Athens (and SEGi College
to be finalised). The School currently has some 250 postgraduate students undertaking taught MSc
degree programmes, MSc by Research, and MPhil/PhD research degree programmes. Such research
students pursue their research programmes in both full and part-time modes of study.
Research and Consultancy
The University of Greenwich has one of the highest levels of research and enterprise income of the
post-1992 universities in the UK. For the 2008 RAE, Greenwich returned a total of 19 units of
Research and enterprise activity in the School of Engineering is on a growth curve, with the School
having achieved a research and enterprise income in excess of £1M in 2007/8. The proportion of
research active staff, and the research student population have also undergone significant growth in
recent years. The School is in a strong position to sustain this growth.
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Over the last three years, the University has invested circa £2M in the research laboratories of the
School, including the largest concrete slab test rig in Europe, and a large scale environmental
chamber, to support the investigation of the deterioration of materials and structures.
The school currently has five established research groups:
The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling
The Electronics Manufacturing Engineering Research Group (EMERG)
The Computer and Communications Engineering Research Group
The Infrastructure Management Research Group
Sustainability in Civil Engineering Research Group (SCERG)
The Centre for Innovative Product Development (CIPD)
A key component of the School’s Research Strategy is that all of the research groups will “ contribute
to the taught provision of the School, with the aim of continually advancing the quality and relevance
of taught provision”. Our goal is to achieve research and enterprise driven teaching, and to promote
programme curricula which are informed by our research and enterprise activities, and which focus on
skills for employment for all students.
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