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Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Leeds Beckett University, UK

The School of Built Environment and Engineering is looking to recruit a high calibre Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering who will be required to contribute to the delivery and continued development of a strong portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Civil Engineering. The post holders will be expected to make a significant contribution to the academic support of student year groups through delivery of modules at all levels, and engaging in the development of high profile research and enterprise relationships / projects.

The successful candidates will be lecturers or practitioners who can demonstrate a commitment to high-quality teaching and subject leadership in the civil engineering subject area and related disciplines at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The ability to offer expertise in developing and delivering design based modules is also desirable.

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 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 Dr Parneet Paul, Head of Civil Engineering, p.paul@leedsbeckett.ac.uk telephone 0113 812 8292; or Professor Akintola Akintoye, Dean of School of Built Environment and Engineering a.akintoye@leedsbeckett.ac.uk 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.