Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Structural Engineering Design x 2

Job title Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Structural Engineering Design x 2

Department Architecture & Civil Engineering

Salary Starting from £39,992, rising to £47,722

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Tuesday 23 January 2018

Closing date Sunday 25 February 2018

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CT5563

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The Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath is internationally recognised as a leading centre for research and teaching in the built environment. The Department came joint top in the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit of assessment in the 2014 REF and we are consistently at the top of the league tables (First for Architecture and Third for Civil Engineering, 2017 Complete University Guide). The University received a Gold award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The Department wishes to appoint two outstanding and inspirational academics in the area of structural engineering design. The posts are advertised at Lecturer (Assistant Professor) level. The successful candidates will have a scholarly reputation, demonstrated by a significant record of high quality journal publications in the relevant field. You will be expected to develop, largely through external funding, a research team in your specialist area. We would generally expect applicants for Lecturer level to have some post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate will be developing a reputation in one of the following fields of structural engineering design:

·         Innovative structural engineering design

·         Creative and sustainable construction

·         Digital structural design and manufacturing

·         Data driven structural design

·         Serviceability and human centred structural design

The post holder is expected to make a significant contribution to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. We are therefore looking for someone with a dedication to the delivery of high quality teaching across a range of subjects within their broad area of expertise.We are a joint Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering in which collaborative, integrated studio based design is central to our teaching ethos. Apassion for creative engineering design and integrated/collaborative working is an essential requirement.Some experience of practical engineering design would also be beneficial. Other duties will depend upon the background of the post holder. 

All applicants must include both a Curriculum Vitaeand a two-page outline of their plans and intentions for research activity and grant capture over the coming five years. This document will be treated in the strictest confidence and with full respect for ownership. This is a mandatory component of the selection process, without which we will be unable to progress your application.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Professor Stephen Emmitt (+44 (0)1225 384722, emailS.Emmitt@bath.ac.uk), Head of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering; or Dr Antony Darby (+44 (0)1225 38 383182, email A.P.Darby@bath.ac.uk), Head of Civil Engineering.

Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment and the Department recently received an Athena SWAN bronze award. We particularly welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented in academic posts.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.