Job Details

Lecturer in Structures
£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 or Professor Simon Neild, Head of School, CAME at

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

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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