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University of Reading - Construction Management and Engineering

Location: Reading
Salary: Competitive market rate.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 8th October 2021
Job Ref: SRF36493

We are seeking an exceptional senior academic to lead the continuing expansion of our research, teaching and industry engagement within the broad area of construction and project management.

The School of the Built Environment is internationally renowned for its research and education relating to the design, construction and operation of the buildings and places within which we live, work and play. We have a strong orientation towards interdisciplinary 'real-world' problems and have a proud track record of active engagement with the professions.

Areas of prioritised research activity to which the post-holder may contribute within the school include construction organisation, management and economics, innovation studies, digital practices and cultural and ethnic diversity in construction.

The role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop a unique interdisciplinary research agenda and to enhance research informed delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

You will have:

  • Proven academic leadership in the initiation and delivery of externally-funded research, in the development of innovative education experiences and in external engagement.
  • An established high-calibre publication record and international reputation.
  • A commitment to developing and leading innovative academic practices and activities.

The role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 18th October.

Informal Contact Details
Contact role:
Head of School
Contact name: Prof Chris Harty
Contact phone: 0118 378 8199
Contact email:

Alternative Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Head of Department
Contact name: Dr Tim Lees
Contact phone: 0118 378 7621
Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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