Head of Subject - Civil Engineering

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
21 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Subject - Civil Engineering
Built Environment and Engineering
Leeds Beckett University
Closing Date: 31 August 2017 (Midnight)
Ref: AET294863B

The School of Built Environment and Engineering is looking to recruit an ambitious, enthusiastic and forward thinking Head of Subject for the Civil Engineering subject area, who will form part of the School leadership team covering both Postgraduate and Undergraduate courses. The successful applicant will be expected to provide academic leadership within the subject group and to promote cross discipline working within the School. Both industry and research areas are to be supported and expanded by the successful candidate.

We welcome applicants with a PhD, or other higher degree. Applications are also invited from those with a background in professional practice who can demonstrate extensive knowledge in the areas described, and/or an aptitude for teaching and research capability. Corporate membership, or eligibility for corporate membership, of the Institution of Civil or Structural Engineers (ICE or IStructE) is preferable. The role of Professor would also be available for those meeting the University’s criteria for such an appointment.

The Civil Engineering Group expects the successful applicants to add to, and develop the delivery of the Civil Engineering courses at all levels and enhance the reputation of the School’s provision in this increasingly important profession. We are looking for an innovative approach to teaching and the subject area with extensive knowledge and drive to engage students in the area of Civil engineering to help the School increase student satisfaction of the taught courses and the progression of our students.

Working here means you'll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Akintola Akintoye, Dean of School of Built Environment and Engineering a.akintoye@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or telephone 0113 812 6898

We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post.  All appointments will be based on merit.