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Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

Medway, United Kingdom
£56,021 to £64,914
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

School of Engineering

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £56,021 to £64,914
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Saturday 29 June 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4580

The School of Engineering has seen a period of exceptional growth in research, teaching, and enterprise activities. To support and maintain such growth, we are appointing to an Associate Professor post.

We are looking for a candidate with proven experience and track record in bidding and securing research and enterprise funds, and developing internationally recognised research programs that will expand and complement the school’s research strength. They will also need to show experience in the design, development, and delivery of academic programmes, delivery of external accreditation, and the interaction with industrial and educational partners. 

The role holder must be forward thinking with experience in developing, delivering, and assessing high quality material that integrates modern and emerging technologies in the delivery of core topics in Civil Engineering. Ideally, candidates should have expertise in two or more of the following subject areas:

  • Highway and transportation engineering
  • Tunnelling and underground structures
  • Costal engineering
  • Offshore structures 

The successful candidate will be given an important role in the management and delivery of teaching and research, and must have a proven ability in managing resources, teams, workloads, and personal development plans. Excellent communication skills and strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are important skills required in this role. Familiarity with the UK higher education system is essential.

Preference will be given to applicants with a first degree in civil engineering, and PhD in a relevant subject. 

The successful candidate will be based at the Medway campus, but may be required to work at the university’s other campuses. More information about the role can be found in the job description. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Ahmed Elamin by email:

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on 

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage): Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich 

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application. 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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