Professor and Head of Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

London (GB)
30 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor and Head of Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Competitive six figure remuneration package
Central London

UCL now seeks an exceptional Professor and Head of Department of Civil,
Environmental and Geomatic Engineering.

Consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, University College
London (UCL) is a modern, outward-looking higher education institution, with a global reputation for excellence across research and teaching. Founded in 1826 as a radically different institution, UCL opened up higher education to people of all beliefs and social backgrounds, and this pioneering ethos still flourishes today. As London’s leading multidisciplinary university, UCL is a true academic powerhouse, committed to engaging on the ‘Grand Challenges’ of the 21st Century, with genuinely international reach and vision.

UCL Engineering and its ten academic departments provides some of the most innovative teaching, most accomplished graduates and most impactful research of any engineering school in Europe. Everybody at UCL Engineering is encouraged to use their energy and creativity to the full – to change thinking, to change lives, to Change the world. Within this dynamic context, Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at UCL is well-placed to contribute a number of wider institutional research priorities as one of the foremost departments in this discipline in the world.

To fill the role of Professor and Head of the UCL Department of Civil,
Environmental and Geomatic Engineering we are looking for candidates of
international standing with a background in leading edge research obtained in university or in an advanced role in industry.

The Opportunity

  • The Head of Department will be responsible for leading its strategic direction and growth at a highly exciting time in the institution’s development.
  • You will also contribute to the delivery of the strategic objectives for the Department, Faculty and UCL.
  • As a member of the Dean’s Faculty Leadership Team, you will be responsible for proactively contributing and leading on Faculty and UCL initiatives.
  • Building on the Faculty’s existing reputation, you will determine and implement the Department’s strategic operating plan.
  • You will also be responsible for the implementation and general overview of processes within the Department, to ensure the educational progress and welfare of students registered within the Department.

The Candidate

  • You will have an excellent academic profile in your own right in any of the disciplinary areas covered by the department.
  • You will have successfully led the development of world-class research and educational activity.
  • You will offer a compelling vision for the future of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at UCL; to seize this opportunity to contribute to the further success of one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities.

How to Apply

In the first instance, please contact Anita Denton for further particulars and a confidential conversation about the role at or on +44 (0) 7725 554802.

You should email your application quoting reference HN353036THE to by Sunday 14 January 12.00am (midnight) GMT.