Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - School of Engineering

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 15 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Aberdeen
School of Engineering
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

The School of Engineering is seeking the appointment of three academics at a level of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to play leading roles in advancing the School’s research in Civil Engineering. The successful candidates will also be expected to generate external research income and contribute to teaching across existing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School, including occasional teaching overseas. 

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of research, outstanding communication skills and the desire and ability to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A willingness and ability to develop new courses and contribute to the development of a new MSc in Civil Engineering is essential, as is a willingness to teach overseas occasionally. 

The appointee will have a PhD degree in a Civil Engineering subject area and will likely have significant experience as a post-doc or independent researcher. S/he will have research expertise and experience and interest in one or more of the currently maintained research strengths or in any other civil engineering field. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£41,526 - £49,552 per annum) for appointments made at Lecturer level and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. For appointments made at Senior Lecturer level, salary will be paid at the appropriate point on the Grade 8 salary scale (£52,559 – £59,135 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.   

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Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email for further information. 

Online application forms are available at 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 November 2019 

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact
Professor Igor Guz, Head of School
01224 272808 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Guz 

Please quote reference number ENG144A  on all correspondence 

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff. 

In order to further enhance its diversity, the School particularly welcomes applications from women who are currently underrepresented in the School