Associate Professor in Quantity Surveying

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Sep 01, 2021
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Oct 24, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Join Edinburgh Napier University as an Associate Professor in Quantity Surveying

Associate Professor, Full Time, Permanent

The School of Engineering and the Built Environment is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Quantity Surveying. The School offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate Quantity Surveying programmes. These include a MSc in Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and an equivalent Graduate Apprentice programme. The School has an active research programme in areas of engineering, transportation policy, sustainable energy and construction with funding from research councils, government and industry. Our brand new Trimble Technology Lab provides state-of-the-art tools and technologies for research in architecture, engineering and construction. The School is closely involved with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, hosts the Built Environment Exchange (beX) and is partner in the Housing, Construction and Infrastructure Skills Gateway funded by the Edinburgh & South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The successful candidate for this new Associate Professor post in Quantity Surveying shall be expected to lead the development of our expanding teaching and learning portfolio and contribute to the growing international standing of our research. 

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. The discipline specific expertise sought is as follows: building design and technology, construction cost studies, contract procedures and administration, procurement strategy and project management.

Who we are looking for


  • Qualification in the relevant subject discipline to Masters level
  • Proof of a strong academic standing in teaching and learning
  • Evidence of high-quality (2 and 3*) research outputs
  • Experience sufficient to underpin the on-going development of teaching and learning within the School and support an expansion of the research portfolio.
  • Demonstrate a level of achievement appropriate to the post applied for.
  • Commitment to a sustained and continuous development of the discipline. 


  • Relevant Doctoral level qualification
  • HEA, RICS or CIOB membership

For a detailed list of the requirements, you can read the full role profile 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:  (Grade 7)

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