Associate Professor (NTF) in Civil Engineering

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 26th of September 2016

From £45,066 p.a. (plus additional benefits including a shared equity scheme)

The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) from 1 January 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 Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Harris Manchester College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The combined University and college salary will be on a scale currently from £45,066 p.a. plus additional benefits including a shared equity scheme (see Job Description for full salary 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. The appointment will be initially for five 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 successful candidate will be expected to apply for and obtain external funding to enable development of independent research as well as to develop links with other departments across the University, primarily in other departments in the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS) Division.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in original research in the field of civil engineering, to secure research funding and engage in the management of research projects, to supervise research students and to give three hours per week of tutorials during the eight weeks of the undergraduate term. She or he will have a strong background applicable to research in any of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering or civil engineering fluids, 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.

She or he 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 The job reference is 124058. Please quote this in all correspondence.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 26 September 2016.

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 or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273003.

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

The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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