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Academic Staff in Civil Engineering

Neapolis University - Civil Engineering

Location: Paphos - Cyprus
Salary: Competitive remuneration package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th January 2024
Expires: 8th March 2024

The Department of Civil Engineering of Neapolis University Pafos (Cyprus) is seeking to recruit lecturers in the following specializations:

  1. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
  2. Structural Analysis and Design
  3. Geotechnical Engineering
  4. Construction Technology

The Department runs an undergraduate program in Civil Engineering and a postgraduate program in Structural Robustness for Extreme Loading Conditions. In addition, as part of the evolving international collaboration of the Neapolis University Pafos with foreign universities, the Department has recently launched a Joint BSc in Civil Engineering International Programme with the Baoding University of Technology (BUT) of the People’s Republic of China.

The successful candidates will participate in the specific joint undergraduate programme, mainly taking responsibility for teaching of a number of courses at the Baoding University of Technology in China. They will be required to be based and work at Baoding University of Technology for a period of 6-8 weeks per semester (based upon teaching and other learning process responsibilities that may arise), while spending the remaining time for teaching or research at the Neapolis University Pafos.

The decision to appoint will be determined at the interview and will be based on merit, while the rank will be decided according to the academic qualifications and experience of the candidate. Therefore, the candidate should indicate his expertise in their cover letter

Major Duties:

  • Deliver a range of teaching activities mainly in China, select appropriate assessment instruments and criteria, assess the work and progress of students and provide constructive feedback to students
  • Deliver support activities such as webinars, seminars, etc. including on line activities, throughout the year, for enhancing the learning process and outcomes of the program
  • Plan and manage own teaching, workshops
  • Use teaching resources, laboratories, and workshops as required and in line with best practice
  • Be responsible for the record-keeping associated with teaching, the preparation of teaching materials and assessments
  • Act as a personal tutor for students
  • Engage in scholarly activity e.g., scientific research, conference participation, external funding applications to facilitate conference organization, and research funding applications
  • Collaborate with other staff within the Department,
  • Contribute to the Department’s outreach strategy and reputation 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field
  • Availability to be based and work in China for a period of 6-8 weeks per semester
  • Proficient level of English and ability to teach non-native audience in English
  • Ability to design high quality course materials
  • Ability to plan and organise the effective delivery and assessment of taught courses
  • Effective interpersonal skills to liaise with students and colleagues
  • Good communication skills with the ability to impart complex information concisely and clearly
  • Ability to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate theses
  • Actively involved in research with publications in journals
  • Willingness to contribute towards the School’s teaching and research plans

Benefits

An internationally competitive remuneration package is offered according to qualifications and experience.

Application procedure

Applicants should submit to the HR Department, hrd@nup.ac.cy  the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Teaching/Research statements
  • List of journal and conference publications

Candidates may contact Dr. John Bellos, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Civil Engineering (e-mail: j.bellos@nup.ac.cy,  tel.: +357 26 843502) for further information.

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