Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade I (£44045 - £51034)
Nov 09, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 01, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 01/12/2019  
Location Preston Campus  
Salary Grade I (£44045 - £51034)
Job category/type Academic, Research

Job description

The University of Central Lancashire has made a major investment in engineering research, teaching and knowledge transfer with industry through the development of a new Engineering Innovation Centre at the Preston campus.  This investment will exploit our location at the centre of one of the most important engineering/manufacturing areas in the UK and establish UCLan as a leading university for developing engineering innovation with industry.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying to support the School in delivering its commitments to teaching, research and income generation in the area of quantity surveying. The post holder will be responsible for the development, promotion, and operation of a postgraduate quantity-surveying degree including the recruitment, administration, and efficient running of the degree programme.

The successful applicant will have industrial experience in quantity surveying and an ability to develop research activity, or a successful track record of research. A BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying (or similar construction related subject) and membership of a relevant professional institution are essential requirements for the role. Teaching experience in Higher Education with the ability to teach across all levels in the area of Quantity Surveying is also required. A PhD in an appropriate subject is desirable.

The School of Engineering has also been successful in the franchising of construction related courses overseas, particularly in Quantity Surveying. As such, the post holder will be responsible for overseeing the running of these courses, requiring the successful applicant to work overseas for short periods of time. Utilising excellent communication skills, the successful applicant will have an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and to be able to develop links and opportunities with industrial partners. 

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: School of Engineering
Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week, 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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