Job reference: SRF36495
Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing date: 08/10/2021
Job live date: 08/09/2021
Salary: £52,560 to £59,135 per annum
Employment type: AR-Academic (Professor)
Department: School of the Built Environment
Division: Construction Management & Engineering
Hours per week: 1.00 FTE
Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permanent
We are seeking an exceptional individual to join us as an Associate Professor
to contribute to the continuing expansion of our research, teaching and
industry engagement within the broad area of construction and project
The School of the Built Environment is internationally renowned for its
research and education relating to the design, construction and operation of
the buildings and places within which we live, work and play. We have a strong
orientation towards interdisciplinary 'real-world' problems and have a proud
track record of active engagement with the professions.
Areas of prioritised research activity to which the post-holder may contribute
within the School include construction organisation, management and economics,
innovation studies, digital practices and cultural and ethnic diversity in
The role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop
a unique interdisciplinary research agenda and to enhance research informed
delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
You will have:
Experience and a passion for delivering innovative education at all levels
An established and growing high-calibre publication record and developing
A commitment to collaboration and to developing and leading innovative
academic practices and activities
The role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis.
For more details of the general expectations of an Associate Professor role
at the University of Reading, please also refer to the Grade 8 Academic and
Research role profile.
Interviews are expected to take place w/c 18 th October.
Informal contact details
Alternative informal contact details
Head of School
Head of Department
Prof Chris Harty
Dr Tim Lees
0118 378 7621
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK
are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By
reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be
possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they
are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further
information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce,
supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality
Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights
organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working
arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.