Job Details

Lecturer in Structures
Bristol
£38,017 - £42,792 per annum (Grade J), £44,045 - £49,553 per annum (Grade K)
Ref: ACAD105409

The role

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol is looking to recruit a Lecturer in Structures. The Department is a part of the School of Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, renowned for delivering both high quality teaching and world-class research, attracting the highest calibre of students and providing an intellectually stimulating environment.

The role is mainly based on teaching and educational leadership, involving engagement on professional and/or pedagogical research in the field of structural analysis of engineering systems. You will take an active role in creating a world class learning environment based on best engineering practice.

What will you be doing

  • You will be expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to students on the BEng/MEng and related postgraduate civil programmes, as well as across School structure disciplines, including teaching structure units via the common 1st year undergraduate programme.
  • You will contribute for delivering and expanding our capabilities in teaching in the field of structural analysis, with consideration of sustainability and global challenges which engineering can help address.
  • You will be involved in academic administration roles supporting the management processes of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

You should apply if

  • You are passionate and excited about teaching structures, but you are also open for other teaching areas like materials, sustainability within the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • You are a passionate and dedicated educator who thrives from engagement with undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as delivery to the teaching programmes.
  • You value working within a diverse and multi-cultural team and are prepared to serve as a role model in inclusive workplace behaviours.
  • You understand the demands of the digital learning environment on the students’ wellbeing and are prepared to embrace the blended model of teaching balancing in-person and remote learning activities for large and small groups of students.
  • You can build strong, effective relationships with a range of stakeholders within and beyond the University.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate verbally and in writing.
  • You are someone who can get up to speed quickly, thrives on digesting lots of information, is mindful of competing priorities, and can drive activity forward in a sustainable manner.

Informal enquires are welcome and can be directed to: Professor Erdin Ibraim, Head of Civil Engineering Department at erdin.ibraim@bristol.ac.uk or Professor Simon Neild, Head of School, CAME at Simon.Neild@bristol.ac.uk

To find out more about what it's like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog https://engineeringincludesme.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/

To apply, please visit our website.

In appendix to your application cover letter, please include a teaching portfolio documenting your experience and ideas for novel and exciting teaching and how they could fit in the environment at Bristol.

Closing date: 10 August 2021.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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