Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering - Structures)

EmployerUniversity of Oxford
Department of Engineering Science
Published19 May 2017
Closing Date2 June 2017
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK
CategoryCivil Engineering / Traffic Engineering


Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering – Structures)

Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford

From £45,562 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits

The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Structures) from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible after that. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford) and will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Mansfield College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale currently from £45,562 p.a. plus additional benefits including a housing allowance of £8,352 p.a. and research allowance of £500 p.a. (see Job Description for full details). The post of Associate Professor can be an entry-level permanent academic position, and can also be held by more senior academic staff, some of whom hold the title of Full Professor. An allowance of £2,655 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title. The appointment will be initially for 5 years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the postholder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

This appointment will add further strength to the Department’s internationally-renowned research in Civil Engineering and its applications. The Associate Professor will conduct original research in structures, building a research group within Civil Engineering and/or collaborating with existing teams of academics in the Department who are engaged in Civil Engineering research.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in original research in the field of structures, to secure research funding and to assist in the teaching of their subject at both undergraduate and graduate level. Undergraduate teaching may include lectures and practical classes, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work. She or he will have a strong background applicable to research in structures, including a doctorate in the subject or a cognate discipline, a proven research record of high quality at international level, significant future research potential, and the ability to attract research funding and develop an independent programme of research.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in civil engineering or a related subject with a proven research record. They will have the ability to teach effectively, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, and have excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking tutorial teaching.

Further Particulars, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained from: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

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Queries about the post that are not answered in the further particulars should be addressed to Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci, Head of Department of Engineering Science using the email address below or tel: 01865 273003.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 2 June 2017. It is expected that the interviews of the short-listed candidates will take place on Tuesday 4 or Tuesday 11 July 2017.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci, Head of Department of Engineering Science Vacancy ID : 127632

Contact Number : Closing Date : 02-Jun-2017

Contact Email : academic.recruitment [at] eng[.]ox[.]

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