Head of Civil Engineering
City Site

Job reference: 008161

Location: City Site

Closing date: 21/01/2021

Salary : Head of Department (£64,189 - £69,365 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Academic Schools

School/Section : School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Head of Civil Engineering

Are you an academic or industry leader looking for an innovative and successful university in which to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  We are building our future through empowering and creating opportunity for all our students and staff so they can learn, discover and enrich society locally, nationally and internationally. Our success is demonstrated by many accolades, including a TEF Gold Award, The Guardian University of the Year for 2019, The Times and The Sunday Times Modern University of the Year in 2018 and the THE University of the Year for 2017, not to mention a top-20 position in The Guardian League Table for the past two years. Additionally, thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.

We seek a qualified civil engineer with vision, focus and leadership skills to lead the Department of Civil Engineering in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment to further develop our suite of excellent and well respected industry facing degrees, as well as to contribute more broadly to the leadership of the School.  A commitment to academic excellence in teaching, practice and research, to innovative delivery of courses and a track record of collaboration and engagement with industry partners is essential.

All our civil engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level are accredited on behalf of the Engineering Council by the Joint Board of Moderators representing the following professional bodies – ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHE with the undergraduate courses also being accredited by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveying.

As Head of the Department of Civil Engineering you will provide leadership to a committed group of academics. You will be committed to working with industry and the professional bodies to ensure our students remain highly employable throughout their careers. Working closely with the Executive Dean, Deputy Dean and School Associate Dean for Research, you will also contribute to the strategic leadership of the School, particularly in relation to the School’s international and research agendas.

If you have any specific queries relating to this position, please contact Dr Andrew Knight, Executive Dean of the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at andrew.knight@ntu.ac.uk

Closing date – Thursday 21st January 2021

First Interview date – 12th February 2021

Second Interview date - TBC

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information..

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