Architect Job: Lecturer in Construction Science

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We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer to enhance teaching and course leadership within the broad area of materials and structural analysis, construction site engineering, energy systems, and/or energy economics.

Teaching responsibilities will include core contributions to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, specifically including the MEng/BEng in Architectural Engineering and Surveying and Construction. The appointment will complement areas of existing strength in other aspects of materials and structural analysis, energy, sustainability, and engineering applications within the built environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate research scholarship by developing a publication record in their area of specialist expertise. Opportunities are also available to engage in research within a unique interdisciplinary research environment. Areas of research activity within the Department are wide-ranging, currently including building and urban environmental quality; urban green infrastructure; energy system behaviours as related to building scale energy demands and aligns with issues of energy and/or environmental engineering in the context of the built environment.

The School of the Built Environment is internationally renowned for its research and education relating to the design, construction and operation of the buildings and places within which we live, work and play. We have a strong orientation towards interdisciplinary ‘real-world’ problems and have a proud track record of active engagement with the professions. 

You will have:

  • A passion for delivering innovative education at all levels.
  • An emerging research agenda, with plans for academic publications.
  • A commitment to collaboration, and to developing and leading innovative academic practices and activities.

Informal contact details                                                          

Contact role: Head of Department                                          
Contact name: Dr Emmanuel Essah                                      
Contact email:                               

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Head of School
Contact name: Dr Tim Lees
Contact email:

Interviews are expected to take place: TBA

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and champions LGBT+ equality. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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