Lecturer in Quantity Surveying (x2)

University of Central Lancashire - School of Engineering

Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)

Basis: Indefinite

Grade: H (£34,956 to £40,523)*

* A market rate supplement of up to £5000 may apply to suitably qualified candidates.

Interview Date: 01 September 2017

The University of Central Lancashire has made a major investment in engineering research, teaching and knowledge transfer with industry through the development of a new Engineering Innovation Centre at the Preston campus. This investment will exploit our location at the centre of one of the most important engineering/manufacturing areas in the UK and establish UCLan as a leading university for developing engineering innovation with industry.

We are seeking to appoint two Lecturers in Quantity Surveying to support the School in delivering its commitments to teaching, research and income generation in the area of quantity surveying. The post holders will support the future operation and enhancement of the undergraduate and postgraduate quantity surveying programmes and contribute to the teaching of our construction related programmes – including supervision of level 6 and 7 projects and postgraduate research students.

The successful applicants will have industrial experience and/or a successful record of accomplishment of research in quantity surveying, as well as an ability to teach across all levels and develop research activity in the area of Quantity Surveying. A BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying (or similar construction related subject) and membership of a relevant professional institution (or working towards membership) are essential requirements for this position. Teaching experience in Higher Education to first-degree level and a PhD in an appropriate subject are desirable.

Utilising excellent communication skills, the successful applicants will have an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and to be able to develop links and opportunities with industrial partners. The School of Engineering has further been successful in the setting up and running of Quantity Surveying courses overseas, requiring the successful applicants to have the ability and willingness to work overseas for short periods.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. The positions are based in Preston.

Please apply online via www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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