Architect Job: Lecturer in Indoor Air (Teaching and Research)

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Are you someone with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Indoor Air and Building Physics? Do you have an excellent research record and success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate academic who brings research expertise in Indoor Air and contributes to academic leadership in the area of Building Physics. Indoor Air is an area of growing international importance with a strong awareness of the relationships between health and sustainability in the built environment. We are looking to expand our capacity in this area to build on our existing international reputation. You will join the Water, Public Health and Environmental Engineering Research Group in the School of Civil Engineering and you will contribute to teaching on our undergraduate and Masters programmes, including supporting the application of building physics principles in Architecture design projects. You will work closely with multidisciplinary research groups across the University and externally to develop new collaborations.

Holding a PhD in building physics, air quality or a relevant discipline, or bringing equivalent experience from industry or a research organisation, you will have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in research. This includes publications in peer-reviewed journals, successful research grant applications, and key presentations at national and international conferences. You will also have a record of teaching in an undergraduate or postgraduate environment in the field.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance – the University contributes 21.6% of salary.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Carlo Prato, Head of School of Civil Engineering

Email: [email protected]

Location: Leeds – Main Campus

Working time: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Fixed term (5 years – temporary replacement cover)

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