Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

Cornwall (GB)
21 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering (Education and Scholarship) at the Camborne School of Mines - College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Job reference: R34792 

Application closing date – 11th August 2017

Location: Cornwall 

Salary: The starting salary will be from £33,943 up to £41,709 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable). 

Job description
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction.  With a vibrant academic community (21,000+ students) we are ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality.  This research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing the world today. 
We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. We therefore particularly welcome applications from academic staff with strong connections with business and community partners as well as those who are involved in projects which develop impact. 
We are currently seeking a Lecturer (Education in Scholarship) in Geotechnical Engineering to contribute to teaching within Camborne School of Mines and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the College. You will have responsibility for the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials; and deliver a range of modules, fieldwork, residentials and study tours at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, within the areas of hydrogeology, site investigation, engineering geology and geotechnical engineering.  You will work with the Head of CSM, Director of Education and Programme Directors for MSc and Undergraduate Geotechnical related programmes to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of teaching programmes in accordance with the College’s education strategy and implementing the External Affairs strategy.
About you:

You will:

  • Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge demonstrated by a PhD (or demonstrable equivalent industrial experience) in Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent; and of the core knowledge relating to the academic area in order to teach and support learning on academic area modules
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of own specialism to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding within the field. 
  • Have experience of teaching in an HE environment.

What we can offer you:

  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly 
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Cornwall

For further information, please contact Professor Kip Jeffrey, Head of Camborne School of Mines (01326) 259442 or
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.