Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£36,382 - £51,800
19 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Working within the Department of Architecture and the Built Environment, you will provide expertise in the discipline of Quantity Surveying to further enhance teaching, research and entrepreneurial activities. This will include designing, developing, and delivering high-quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high-quality academic outputs, and participating in external activity to generate income, co-create learning and promote the subject.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with previous industry experience with strengths in procurement, measurement, commercial management, and contractual aspects in construction and/or civil engineering.  Experience of supporting apprentices and employers in the workplace and an education-setting would also be preferred.

You must hold a first degree and if not already qualified to the Doctoral level in a relevant discipline you must have a strong desire to be so.  You will have subject expertise in Quantity Surveying with the specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching within an appropriate field and a strong publication profile are desirable.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Susan Dawson, Director of Degree Apprenticeships ( or Dr Niraj Thurairajah, Head of Department of Architecture and the Built Environment (

For more information about the Department please visit our homepage.

You can also find more information about our Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship programme here.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of  4.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

 We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022