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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Transport Engineering, Engineering (ENG196A)

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen is a research-intensive multidisciplinary academic unit engaged in fundamental and applied research and offering UG and PGT degree programmes across five Engineering disciplines: Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Mechanical, and Petroleum. 91% of the School’s research output was ranked as world leading or internationally excellent in the 2021 UK Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF2021).

School/Section: Engineering
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7/8
Salary: £43,414 - £61,823
Ref No: ENG196A
Closing Date: 17-OCT-2022

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Job Description

The School of Engineering is expanding its teaching and research portfolio in the area of Transport Studies. To support this, the School has recently established a new MSc programme in Transport and Intelligent Mobility.

A Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Transport Engineering position is available for individuals who will relish an opportunity to be part of a strong research team within the School of Engineering and contribute to the development and delivery of new and existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses and programmes including the MSc in Transport and Intelligent Mobility. The appointee will be a dynamic individual who demonstrates a clear ability for undertaking leading research in their field, as evidenced by a track record of publications and research income generation commensurate with career stage. The appointee will have developed plans for future research with strong prospects for external funding. They will have excellent communication skills and the desire and ability to teach within postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. The successful candidate will have a degree in Civil/Transportation Engineering and a PhD in Transport Engineering/Studies or a related subject.

We are particularly seeking expertise in the following areas of teaching and research:

  • Intelligent Mobility with a particular interest in links between transport and data/computing science.
  • Traffic engineering and transport modelling and simulation with experience in the use of associated software.
  • Sustainable transportation infrastructure with experience in design, planning, analysis and maintenance of common transportation modes.

Salary will be at the appropriate point Grade 7, £43,414 – £51,805 per annum and salary for Senior Lecturer will be at the appropriate point on Grade 8, £54,949 – £61,823 according to qualifications and experience. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a period of probation.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit http://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here/.  

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. 

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Ekaterina Pavlovskaia, Head of School of Engineering, e-mail: e.pavlovskaia@abdn.ac.uk. Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Pavlovskaia.

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Morvern McIvor, HR Adviser (Graduate Trainee) (e-mail: Morvern.mcivor@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs 

Job Reference Number:  ENG196A 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 17 October 2022 

The School of Engineering embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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