Lecturer in Agricultural Mechanisation

Lecturer in Agricultural Mechanisation 

Full-Time, Permanent 
SRUC King’s Buildings, Edinburgh 

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors. 

A cornerstone of SRUC is our internationally respected research, which seeks to address the major challenges of growing global demand for food, climate change and dwindling natural resources. Drawing on this foundation of cutting edge research, much of SRUC’s emphasis is on knowledge transfer and exchange. 

The successful candidate will be based at SRUC’s Kings Buildings Campus in Edinburgh as part of the Agriculture and land-based Engineering Department within the Central Faculty of SRUC. They will prepare, deliver and assess modules typically in all areas and levels of Agricultural Mechanisation related subjects. Additionally the candidate will also be expected to deliver farm business / entrepreneurship principles throughout the core agriculture programme to Honours level degree education. Other related activities such as delivery of appropriate training courses as well as Adviser of Studies and other associated duties will be required. The successful candidate will be managed by the Programme Leader for Agriculture at the Edinburgh campus. 

Benefits / What you will get in return: 

  • Enhanced holidays (minimum 33 days per year) 
  • Enhanced pension contributions for teaching staff (7.2% - 11.9% employee and 14.9% increasing to 17.2% employer) 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • RAC Membership 
  • Enhanced family leave 
  • Flexible working patterns 
  • Hybrid working solutions (in some areas) 
  • Tailored investment in and individuals’ learning and development 

Further details: www.sruc.ac.uk/jobs 
Closing date: 12th May 2023 

SRUC is committed to valuing Diversity, advancing Equality and respecting Human Rights throughout the organisation and encouraging applications from disabled people using the “Disability Confident Employer” symbol. SRUC is a member of the Athena SWAN charter. 
SRUC. A Charitable company limited by guarantee, SC003712. Registered in Scotland No SC103046 

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