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Lecturer in Civil and Environmental

Civil & Enviromental Engineering

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 31 January 2022
Reference:  079621

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Surrey is seeking to recruit two members of academic staff. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic Department as we aim to build upon our research and teaching strengths. We wish to appoint highly qualified and collegiate individuals with a passion for teaching and research. Expertise in environmental pollution, climate change adaptation and sustainable urban systems is particularly welcomed.

The Department offers highly praised undergraduate programmes with excellent employability prospects, together with a suite of popular MSc degrees in both contact and distance learning modes. Our research focuses on key societal needs around pollution, resilience and the natural and built environment. We were part of a very successful REF 2014 return in General Engineering, with 80% world leading or internationally excellent outputs.

Applicants must have a background in civil engineering with a PhD in a relevant field and be able to demonstrate a strong publication record and involvement in initiating and submitting grant applications. Evidence of high quality teaching and design experience, as well as success in attracting funding are significant advantages. Chartered Engineer status is desirable.

The successful applicant will contribute to core Civil Engineering teaching at undergraduate level and at MSc level in their specialist area and contribute to University life beyond teaching and research. S/he will be expected to join one of the research groups in the Department and undertake cutting edge research resulting in world leading outputs.

The qualifications required and job specification is detailed in the job profile. As part of their application, candidates are expected to submit:

  • Vision for research and teaching at Surrey (max 2 sides)
  • a CV

The Department is committed to equality of opportunity and the promotion of diversity for the benefit of all.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Abigail Bristow, Head of Department (Tel: +44 1483 682995,

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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