Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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College of Science and Engineering

School of Engineering

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Vacancy Ref: 042233

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 25 institutions of Higher Education and provides exceptional research, teaching, and living environments. The School of Engineering comprises more than 125 academic staff, 1,700 undergraduate students, and 640 postgraduate students. We carry out internationally excellent teaching and research, attracting high-calibre students and an excellent level of research funding. We are now investing to strengthen and deepen our coverage of Civil/Environmental Engineering by appointment to: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (L/SL) in Civil Engineering, with a focus on Water Engineering.

The successful candidate will be internationally prominent in Civil/Environmental Engineering (or will demonstrate strong potential to be so). The L/SL will undertake teaching duties in Civil Engineering, carry out fundamental and applied research with a focus on water systems, for example the treatment of water effluents, flood risk management, and water engineering in the built and rural environments, and be expected to attract significant external research income. The L/SL will also be a member of the Institute for Infrastructure and Environment (IIE), which is presently enhancing its water-related research activities via the Centre for Water Engineering.

The level of appointment for the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer post will be determined by the selection panel.

The culture of the School of Engineering and the University is open and diverse and we are committed to reflecting that in our appointment process.

For informal discussion, potential candidates are invited to contact the Head of School, Prof. Hugh McCann at +44 131 650 5566, or HoS.Eng@ed.ac.uk, Director of Discipline for Civil Engineering, Prof. Jin Ooi, +44 131 650 5725, or J.Ooi@ed.ac.uk or Prof. Alistair Borthwick, Head of the Institute for Infrastructure and Environment, at +44 131 650 5588, or Alistair.Borthwick@ed.ac.uk

This post is full time and open ended. The post is available from July 2018.

The closing date is Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at 5pm (GMT)

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The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, a country within the United Kingdom, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the iconic buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.