Lecturer in Computational Hydraulics

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,467 - £51,799 per annum.
25 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 11/11/2021
Salary £37,467 - £51,799 per annum.
Job category/type Academic

Job description

The School of Natural and Built Environment (NBE) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post Lecturer in Computational Hydraulics.

The successful candidate will undertake research and will contribute to the delivery of innovative and relevant learning techniques in line with the School’s research strategy and the targets of the Civil Engineering Discipline.

The successful candidate will deliver world class teaching to students across all areas of Civil Engineering hydraulics, with the specialism of the use of computational fluid dynamics. This may also include topics on generic coding and other basic civil engineering principles. You will also play a key role in contributing to the continuous improvement of curriculum content, student employability and widening the overall student experience through interdisciplinary projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a team that engage with culture, technology and space to generate new understandings of emerging forms of urbanism and building typologies.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Hold or be about to obtain a PhD in Civil Engineering within the specialist area of Hydraulics or Marine Engineering.
  • Hold a 2:1 or higher, equivalent in an engineering discipline.
  • Evidence of potential to deliver high quality teaching in engineering related subjects at undergraduate or postgraduate level through the medium of English
  • A strong record of publications, commensurate with career stage, in the Hydraulics / Computational field in peer reviewed/refereed journals that are REF returnable within the Engineering Unit of Assessment.
  • Provide a history, commensurate with career stage, of applying for and obtaining peer reviewed research income from research councils and other relevant funding bodies.
  • Experience of using Matlab and OpenFOAM.
  • Present their vision to strengthening the international excellence in research at the School of Natural and Built Environment and to developing collaborative.
  • High level of analytical capability. 

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list*

For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click on the Candidate Information link below.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from the Protestant faith are currently under-represented. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other. More details on all our networks can be found here.  

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