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Associate Professor
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF36495

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 08/10/2021

Job live date: 08/09/2021

Salary: £52,560 to £59,135 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Professor)

Department: School of the Built Environment

Division: Construction Management & Engineering

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permanent

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join us as an Associate Professor to contribute to 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:

  • Experience and a passion for delivering innovative education at all levels
  • An established and growing high-calibre publication record and developing international reputation.
  • A commitment to collaboration and to developing and leading innovative academic practices and activities

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

For more details of the general expectations of an Associate Professor role at the University of Reading, please also refer to the Grade 8 Academic and Research role profile.

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

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact role:

Head of Department

Contact name:

Prof Chris Harty

Contact name:

Dr Tim Lees

Contact phone:

0118 3788199

Contact phone:

0118 378 7621

Contact email:

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​​​​​​​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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