Professor in Wind Engineering - 80375

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For further information about the role, please email Professor Mark Sterling M.STERLING [at] bham[.]ac[.]uk or telephone +44121 414 5065 (during office hours).

The appointee will join the School’s Power and Infrastructure research group. This appointment will continue to help grow and strengthen leadership in the important field of wind engineering, in which Birmingham currently has a nationally leading and internationally prominent position and is the largest University wind engineering research group in the UK. It will contribute to the delivery of the School strategy by leading, developing and delivering postgraduate curricula, maintaining and developing research and postgraduate programmes and PhD supervision and providing academic leadership to the School of Engineering. Please see the attached document for role responsibilities.

The expected profile of appointee is as follows:

• A proven track record in the area of wind engineering.
• Experience of successful research leadership and/or managing staff and other resources of a significant academic area or project.
• Track record of experience of successful bids for research awards and research contracts
• Track record of a range of high quality published work, such as articles in leading refereed journals, authored books, contributions to edited volumes and other forms of outputs
• Evidence of impact of peer reviewed publications describing major discoveries, observations or innovative applications, as evidenced by citation rates or other appropriate norms for the field.
• Academic distinctions (e.g. academic awards, acting as a referee for leading academic journals and funding bodies, grant reviewer for awarding bodies).
• Invited addresses to, or organization of, international or major national research meetings and conferences;
• Significant research degree appointments as external examiner.
• Significant indications of esteem within and beyond academia, such as senior visiting appointments.
• Extensive experience of collaboration, as evidenced for example through peer reviewed journal publications.
• Excellent first degree together with relevant higher degree.
• Membership of relevant professional bodies with relevant professional experience.
• Ability to deliver strategic planning, implementation and evaluation.
• Ability to implement the mission of the School, College and University.
• Ability to identify new areas of research and teaching.
• Ability to provide expert advice to colleagues, students and external bodies
• Capabilities in effective resource planning and management.
• Ability to manage complex change situations.
• Ability to promote equal opportunities.
• Effective problem solving abilities and creativity.

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