The University of Surrey seeks applications from exceptional leaders for the position of Head of the Department of Civil Engineering. Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Working to enhance Surrey’s distinctive blend of academic knowledge and professional insight, you will join a strong, empowered management team in delivering Surrey’s goal to be among the UK’s top ten and the world’s top one hundred universities.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers world-class teaching and research and is proud to be raked within the top 5 Civil Engineering Departments in the 2015 Complete University Guide. The research themes in the Department are both numerous and diverse covering areas from geomechanics, structural engineering and infrastructure asset management through to water engineering, pollution control and waste management, which are integrated to support the technical and commercial needs of both industry and society.
The Department has excellent links with industry exemplified by the strong support of its undergraduate Scholarship Scheme, with close to 100 scholars receiving funding and outstanding training opportunities provided by a range of top Civil Engineering companies. It is hardly surprising that the Department’s graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects in the construction, energy and process engineering sectors, amongst many others.All of the taught courses are fully accredited by the relevant Professional Institutions notably the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers.