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Lecturer/Associate Professor in Transport Engineering

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  • £38,833 - £47,722 per annum
  • Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
  • Closes Tomorrow 01:00
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Lecturer/Associate Professor in Transport Engineering
Job reference 0000005384
Date posted 11/09/2017
Application closing date 22/10/2017
Salary £38,833 - £47,722 per annum

Package Excellent benefit package Job description

Join Edinburgh Napier University and engineer a career that shapes the future

Lecturer/Associate Professor - Transport Engineering/ Transport Infrastructure Engineering

We are currently looking for a Lecturer or an Associate Professor to join the School of Engineering & the Built Environment in Transport Engineering. Our School of Engineering & the Built Environment has a long history of innovative applied research, working with both industry specialists and the government on cutting edge projects that are internationally renowned and world leading. From automation and robotics, energy and renewables, to advanced materials, manufacturing and product design engineering our work has gained national and international recognition and influences our teaching programmes. We are specifically proud to host the Transport Research Institute and the Institute for Sustainable Construction, two internationally leading institutes with a focus on research.

Here at Edinburgh Napier we actively promote a strong inclusive environment and are proud of the progress of our inclusivity strategy, following our recent SEBE Athena Swan accreditation.

The Role

You will build on your established track record of research and will be part of our Transport Research Institute (TRI), where you will be responsible for contributing to at least one of our research areas through publications, income generation and impact.

If you are to be appointed at Associate professor level you will be expected to lead developments in research and teaching.

You will be responsible for making a significant contribution to teaching and student centred learning, including distance-learning options and teaching delivery abroad. Depending on your skills and experience you may also be responsible for programme development.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking for career progression from lecturer to associate professor or you are currently at associate professor level and looking for a new exciting challenge. You will have the opportunity to work overseas contributing to the international academic reputation of Edinburgh Napier University.

Who We Are Looking For

Essential requirements:

  • A doctoral level qualification or equivalent achieved
  • An established record of accomplishment in a research area closely related to transport engineering or transport infrastructure engineering
  • Experience of teaching and developing programme content in that area, and of delivering excellent teaching in an engaging way
  • Experience of improving the effectiveness of the teams you have worked within
  • Evidence of excellent communication at all levels

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of undergraduate and postgraduate programme leadership
  • Maintain national and international networks in industry and academia related to your area of expertise
  • Evidence of achievement in a leadership role and management experience
  • Research and/or teaching experience in airports/railways/ports and/or infrastructure geotechnics
  • Fellowship of the HEA

For a detailed list of the requirements, you can read the full role profile for a Lecturer here and an Associate Professor here

Benefits We Offer


  • Grade 6 (Lecturer) GBP 38,833 - GBP 47,722 per annum
  • Grade 7 (Associate Professor) GBP 49,149 - GBP 56,950 per annum

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: 22nd October 2017

Interviews are expected to be held on 9th November 2017

For informal discussions about this position, please contact Suendoss Burwaiss on 0131 455 3455 or email recruitment@napier.ac.uk

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to supporting equality in the workplace and encourages diversity. We currently hold a bronze Athena SWAN institutional award.

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