Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Water and Environmental Engineering (0887-23)

Aston University
May 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 to £64,914
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Water and Environmental Engineering Infrastructure & Sustainable Eng Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £37,099 to £64,914 per annum Grade: Grade 08 to Grade 10 Contract Type: Permanent

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 03 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0887-23 Release Date: Thursday 28 March 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Department of Civil Engineering for applicants in Water and Environmental Engineering. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to teaching and research in Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Water and Wastewater Engineering.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a strong passion for student learning and teaching. At the lecturer level, the candidate should demonstrate significant potential to build an internationally recognised research profile. For the Senior Lecturer/Reader position, a distinguished international reputation in research and scholarship is expected. We give a strong emphasis on student engagement, project-oriented learning, and employability. Excellent communication and organisational skills with strong commitments to inspiring teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are, therefore, vital. Demonstrating the capability to create innovative methods for course delivery, assessment, and curriculum design will be considered a significant advantage.

PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related discipline, along with teaching experience, outstanding publication records, and demonstrable evidence of an internationally recognised research profile, is a prerequisite.

We are striving to develop a strong research group in the Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering and Management theme and collaborate closely with the two research institutes in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS). For further information please visit the following links:

  • Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies Aston University
  • Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute Aston University
  • Industrial experience and professional qualification (CEng) or working towards professional qualification will be highly desirable.

    We would particularly like to encourage applications from those returning to academia after a period of absence and women seeking to progress in their academic careers. Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised recently by a prestigious Gold Award to EPS, and we pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly and supportive working environment and family atmosphere.

    What we offer:

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.
  • As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

    Please visit our website https: // jobs.aston.ac.uk/Vacancies.aspx for further information and to apply online. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Mujib Rahman ([email protected]), Head of the Department of Civil Engineering.

    Further details: University Information Job Details - Reader Job Details - Senior Lecturer Job Details - Lecturer

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    Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

    We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

    If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]

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