Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

University of Oxford
Department of Engineering Science
Closing Date
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK


The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering). The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford) and will be a Tutorial Fellow at St. Catherine’s College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The combined university and college salary will be on a scale between £47,263 and £63,463 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits including; a housing allowance of £8,932 p.a or free college accommodation; and other allowances including £1,005 p.a. for research support and £455 p.a. for entertainment (please see the job description for details of all allowances). 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 for which an allowance of £2,754 p.a. is payable. The appointment will be initially for 5 years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder 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. The Associate Professor will build a research group specifically in the field of geotechnical engineering, complementing existing activities which include offshore geotechnics and marine renewables.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in original research in the field of civil engineering, 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 doctorate in the subject or a cognate discipline as well as a strong background in research in civil engineering; 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 the ability to teach effectively, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, and have excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking tutorial teaching.

The job ref is: DF19STC/140730. Please quote this in all correspondence.

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 at academic.recruitment [at] eng[.]ox[.] or telephone: 01865 273003.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 12 June 2019. It is expected that the interviews of the short-listed candidates will take place 23 - 26 July 2019.

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


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