Lecturer in Civil Engineering Materials

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom

October 13, 2022

Description

Post Title: Lecturer in Civil Engineering Materials

SBU/Department: School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science

FTE: 1.0fte, working 37 hours per week

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH7 - £35,333 to £42,155 pa dependent on skills and experience

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

The School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science - Department of Engineering is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Civil Engineering Materials or a related subject area, to support our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Civil Engineering & Built Environment subject areas. The applicant would ideally have specific knowledge and experience as outlined below.

Main duties and responsibilities

For this role you will take a leading responsibility for the delivery of teaching and learning in the School of Engineering and Computer Science and make a significant contribution to the research, commercial and administrative activities in the School. This will entail the undertaking of teaching and assessment in engineering modules, at undergraduate and postgraduate level, in Civil Engineering Materials. In addition to this you will have a leading role in learning through the development of course materials, including online content, as well as undertaking necessary administrative, tutorial and laboratory activities.

You will be expected to make a significant contribution to the research and commercial interests of the School and develop short courses, commercial and KTP related activities in the School. Engaging in research and commercial consultancy activity in the relevant field and building partnerships with external organisations for the purpose of sponsorship and knowledge transfer activities will also be required.

Skill and experience required

You must have experience of working in one or more of the following areas: Low carbon footprint materials with an emphasis on cementitious and/or alternative binders, Cement chemistry, Sustainability and life cycle modelling (in relation to civil engineering materials), High performance construction materials and/or Numerical modelling of microstructural processes in construction materials. You must also show a track record of research publications and/or industrial sector experience.

You will have a strong commitment to teaching, learning and student support at University level and have the potential and willingness to attract external funding. You will be able to demonstrate your proficiency in English Language, with excellent oral and written communication skills. In addition to this it will be expected that you will display a strong desire to enthuse and engage our students in the subject area and have a willingness to contribute to the wider development of Civil Engineering & Built Environment.

Qualifications required

You must hold a minimum of a first degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or related subject area.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Applicants are asked to attach a personal statement showing clearly how their skills match the Person Specification.

ATAS Certificate

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Informal Enquiries: Head of Department: Susan Murray (s.murray@herts.ac.uk ) or Dr Antonios Kanellopoulos (Head of Subject – Civil Engineering & Built Environment), a.kanellopoulos@herts.ac.uk

Closing Date : 13 October 2022

Interview Date: From 4 November 2022

Reference Number: 044236

Date advert placed: 14 September 2022

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a...