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Lecturer in Construction Technology
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF28583

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 09/06/2019

Job live date: 10/05/2019

Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of the Built Environment

Division: Construction Management & Engineering

Hours per week: 1.00

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic lecturer with expertise in the broad area of construction technology. You should be familiar with the basic construction technology as commonly applied to modern commercial and industrial buildings. You will have the ability to describe and explain performance criteria relevant to the selection, design and specification of various building components. Examples include: foundations, basements, frames, cores, structural floors, roofs external envelopes and building services. Teaching responsibilities will include core contributions to the BSc undergraduate programme and MSc programmes, including the planning and execution of student projects.  Areas of research activity for which the post-holder will contribute within the School include sustainable technologies, technology implementation and socio-technical practices.  There is potential for collaboration with other schools within the University, including the Henley Business School.

You will have:

  • Demonstrable skills for developing and delivering teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Ability to interact effectively with students and external stakeholders
  • Excellent presentation and oral communication skills
  • Doctorate in built environment or related area
  • Evidence of a developing publication record
  • Expert knowledge in construction technology as applied to buildings, projects or organisations
  • Familiarity with appropriate IT support tools
  • Knowledge of current trends in construction and the built environment
  • Experience of teaching and learning practice in a higher education context at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues across the School and the University
  • Commitment to scholarship and the development of a research and publication profile
  • Orientation towards interdisciplinary education and research. 
  • Experience of curriculum development and review would be desirable.

Closing Date -  9th June 2019

Interview date - 26 June 2019

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of School of the Built Environment

Contact role:

Head of Construction Management and Engineering

Contact name:

Chris Harty

Contact name:

John Connaughton

Contact phone:

0118 378 8199

Contact phone:

0118 378 8202

Contact email:

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  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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