Lecturer in Civil Engineering (Water Engineering)

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
22 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

University of the West of Scotland

Lecturer in Civil Engineering (Water Engineering)         
£42,418 - £47,722                            
Paisley Campus

The School of Engineering & Computing at UWS is well established and an internationally recognised academic centre. The School is seeking to strengthen its teaching and research expertise through the full-time appointment of a Lecturer in the area of Civil Engineering.

Applicants should have a first degree in Civil Engineering and a higher degree, preferably at PhD in their speciality. It would also be essential to be a Chartered Engineer and have membership of an appropriate professional institution. Relevant industrial experience and a proven track record in research would be desirable. 

Research and/or industrial experience in the fields of Water Engineering and Hydraulics is an essential requirement of the post. In addition to experience in the use of Computer Aided Design software, Reality Capture, and Renewable Energy Systems would be desirable. The proposed staff member would take the lead in developing new teaching materials in the subject area as well as establishing appropriate research and commercial activities particularly with the civil engineering sector. The post holder will be the programme leader for the MSc in Civil Engineering. 

The successful candidate will be based at our Paisley Campus and will contribute to teaching and research activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate level across the School. 

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment.  We are working to improve the gender balance in the School, and as such we particularly welcome applications from women.  UWS has an Athena SWAN bronze award, is a Disability Confident employer and welcomes other underrepresented groups; as such we particularly encourage applications to support our equality and diversity agenda

Scotland has some stunning countryside and coastlines for outdoor and family life.  We are close to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, with its rich heritage and vibrant cultural life, and Glasgow International Airport is very close to the Paisley campus.

Interested parties may also wish to contact Dr Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, Subject Group Lead, School of Engineering & Computing, (Tel: 0141 849 4344; e-mail:

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

Closing date:          Monday 8 January 2018
Interview date:        Week commencing 22 January 2018

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.