Associate Professor in Construction

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£51,034 - £59,135 (Grade 7)
Monday, 10 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 8 March 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 08/03/2020
Salary: £51,034 - £59,135 (Grade 7)
Package: In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package.

Job description

Join Edinburgh Napier University and Construct a Career that Shapes the Future

Associate Professor, Full Time, Permanent

The School of Engineering and the Built Environment is delighted to offer a new Associate Professor post in Construction.

The School of Engineering & the Built Environment (SEBE) offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that are widely recognised for their academic quality, innovation and close ties to the industries in which our graduates work. We are home to the UK's largest Architectural Technology provision, including site visits as far afield as Germany, China and Dubai. The successful candidate shall be expected to assist in the development of our expanding portfolio of programmes and contribute to the growing international standing of our research. 

The School has won the Queen's Anniversary Prize twice in recent years for its work on sustainable and innovative timber construction. All of our programmes are accredited by the relevant professional body, including the IET, RICS, CIAT and JBM. 

We are currently undertaking a review of all of our activities, so now is a great time to join and help shape the future of our School.

The role 

As Associate Professor, you shall be expected to be an academic leader, capable of delivering high quality, student centred teaching and learning, underpinned by research able to support innovation. Particular expertise in the fields of building and design technology, contract administration, procurement strategy and project management would be welcome. 

Who we are looking for 


  • Qualification in relevant construction discipline at least to postgraduate level. 
  • Evidence of a strong academic standing in teaching and learning and research.
  • Delivery of high quality, student-centred teaching and learning and successful execution of funded research projects. 
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience to underpin the on-going development of teaching and learning within the School and support an expansion of the Subject Group's funded research portfolio.
  • Demonstrate a level of achievement appropriate to the post applied for, including excellent teaching and learning and an international/national research standing, qualified in terms of outputs, external income generation and leadership.
  • Commitment to a sustained and continuous development of the discipline.  


* Doctoral level qualification 
* HEA, CIAT, CIOB, or RICS membership

For a detailed list of the requirements, you can read the full role profile Click here 

Benefits we offer 

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (including bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: GBP 51,034 - GBP 59,135 (Grade 7) 

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: Sunday 8th March (Midnight)
Interviews will be held on: 30th March  

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here