UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Teaching Fellow, Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Posted
07 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2022
Ref
1891522DA
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Civil, Maritime & Environmental Engineering

Location:  Boldrewood Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1891522DA

Want to build your career? Start with us... this is great place to springboard into an academic career.

Have you got a passion for structural engineering? Can you share your knowledge with clarity and enthusiasm?  Then regardless of whether or not you have teaching experience we have a great opportunity for you. 

The University of Southampton is a unique place in which to explore what you are capable of. Inspiring thousands of students every year to explore their strengths and forge life-changing discoveries, we open up a wealth of opportunities for the most inquisitive minds. This is particularly true of Civil Engineering that consistently has a top 5 ranking in the UK's Guardian and Times Good University Guides respectively. Working in world-class facilities our collaborative and friendly 50 strong department are progressive and at the forefront of current and future thinking.

As one of the world’s top 1% of universities, we know what it takes to create an exceptional student experience. Encouraging our students to challenge conventional thinking, we underpin our exceptional academic courses with a dynamic culture of innovation and research. This is an ethos that we roll out to our staff too, and as such, we enjoy a uniquely collaborative team-spirit in which our colleagues support one another in their endeavours. This progressive approach plays a vital role in maintaining our reputation for shaping knowledge in a wide variety of areas, including our widely-respected astronomy group. As one of the world's renowned teams in the study of accretion, compact objects and supernova, our expertise in time-domain and data-intensive astronomy has established us as an industry leader.  

To make the most of this incredible opportunity, you will need to be PhD qualified, or you will have a relevant professional qualification. You will be passionate about working in partnership with the team to share expertise and contribute to the continuous improvement of the programme by refreshing the content.  While some teaching experience would be useful, it is more important that you have great communication skills with the ability to engage students in their learning, be that through group sessions or on a one-to-one basis. As long as you can bring a real passion for the field to our department, we will help you develop your presentation skills. 

In turn, we will help you find the ideal work/life balance, with flexible working hours and onsite childcare facilities. Committed to tackling gender inequality, we are Athena SWAN bronze award recognised, With a generous benefits package that also includes a contributory pension scheme, 30 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 6 additional closure days, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts, this is a place where you are sure to excel.

This post if offered on a full-time, fixed term basis for 12 months.

Please include a Curriculum Vitae with a full list of teaching experience and publications, and also a one-page teaching statement with your ideas for curriculum development in structural engineering and the areas to which you could contribute in our Civil Engineering programme. Details of our different undergraduate programmes including modules that are currently delivered can be seen here: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/engineering/undergraduate/courses/civil-engineering.page  

Your application will be treated in the strictest confidence. For informal inquiries, please contact the Head of Department, Stephen Turnock (s.r.turnock@soton.ac.uk ) or the Head of Group (Infrastructure), David White (david.white@soton.ac.uk ).

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1891522DA on all correspondence.

Please submit details for 3 referees and include your CV with a list of publications and teaching experience, and Teaching statement with your application.