Kingston University

Kingston University

Lecturer in Construction Management

United Kingdom

Closing in 27 days

Lecturer in Construction Management

Faculty/Directorate

Faculty of Engineering, Computing & the Environment

School/Function

School of Built Environment & Geography

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Actual hours

37

Salary from

43,187.00

Salary to

46,929.00

Posted Date

09/02/2024

Closing Date

28/03/2024

Ref No

3976

Documents

  • Lecturer Role Profile (PDF, 98.41kb)
  • This is an opportunity to contribute to a number of modules across Levels 4-7 in the suite of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering taught programmes. The key subject area is Construction Management, with emphasis on core subjects, legal and regulatory framework, estimating and tendering for construction work, project planning and organisation, supply chain management and sustainability. Technical experience and knowledge in these, as well as other related areas of expertise, is essential.

    The successful post-holder will engage actively in applied research in a field related to at least one of the subject areas taught on the degrees within the Department and will contribute to the University's objective of securing an outstanding reputation for research-informed learning, innovation and integrated academic practice.

    The Person

    You'll come to us with a first degree in relevant subjects within built environment or equivalent at 2.1 or above together with a PhD in a relevant field. You will also have or be working towards a PGCHE, UKPSF2 or equivalent. Professional qualifications would be highly desirable. You will also bring experience of working on a research project, contributing to research groups and publishing your research in peer-reviewed journals.

    You will provide high quality practice-focused teaching, participate in research project supervision, enterprise and/or professional activity to the benefit of a diverse range of students and colleagues, and also act as lead supervisor for PhD students. You will also provide expertise and access external networks using a developing national reputation in the area of activity. The successful candidate may concentrate on a combination of teaching, research, enterprise and/or professional activity.

    The Faculty

    There are few faculties across the UK university landscape as varied in their scope as the Faculty of Engineering, Computing & the Environment (ECE). We teach and research across a wide range of subjects, allowing for real cross- discipline innovation and creativity. Our lecturers are experts – working at the forefront of their fields and actively engaged in research so they can bring advanced knowledge to their teaching. Our state-of-the-art facilities include specialist laboratories, a public outreach centre, a specialist virtual reality centre, a rocket lab, flight simulators, renewable energy lab, and 3 new labs related to electric, electronic and robotics, as well as an advanced design studio. For future scientists and engineers, this combines to create the ultimate real-life space for practical learning. For academic professionals, this all adds up to a truly vibrant, exciting environment in one of the largest and most diverse STEM faculties in the sector.

    Further information

    This is a full time, fixed term position for 12 months with a starting salary of £43,187 per annum.

    Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 25th April 2024.

    For informal enquires, please contact Professor Joe Rizzuto, Head of School of the Built Environment and Geography.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

    Job details

    Title

    Lecturer in Construction Management

    Employer

    Kingston University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 28, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Agricultural Science,Architecture and Design,Engineering,Geosciences,Physics

    About the employer

    Founded in 1899, Kingston University London began its operations with courses specialising in chemistry, electric wiring, building construction, nursing, dressmaking and clay modelling. In 1926, it was recognised as a technical college by the Board of Education. In 1992, the university was renamed as Kingston University from Kingston Polytechnic.
    The institution has campuses in and around Kingston, United Kingdom. It also has a campus in Friars Avenue, London, and another campus at Crammer Terrace, London. Its Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston School of Art at Knight's Park and Roehampton Vale campus are linked together by the University's free inter-site bus service.

    Every campus is easy to reach as there are two mainline train stations, a network of bus routes, and major motorways. Also, both Gatwick and Heathrow international airports are easily reachable from the campus by both road and public transport. Within the university, there are four faculties that are Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Each faculty in the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specific streams.

    Moreover, all these faculties undertake research in related areas of study. As per the December 2018 report published on the university's official website, it had 16,499 students out of which 3,158 were non-UK students. Each faculty has world class facilities. The Kingdom School of Art comprises world-class facilities, such as 3D materials workshop, digital media workshop, hackSpace, moving image workshop, photography workshop and printmaking studios. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing maintains various facilities, such as Scene of the Crime House, Learjet Lab and Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality environments.

    The university has a list of notable alumni. In the field of entertainment and film, the alumni of the university include actor Ben Barnes, American model, actress and journalist Angie Bowie, actress Jessie Cave, Hong Kong actor Sam Chan. In the field of arts, the alumni include artist and illustrator Eileen Aldridge, Turner Prize nominee artist Fiona Banner, photographer Richard Bryant, product designer James Irvine, product designer Jasper Morrison, and sculptor David Nash. In the field of fashion, the alumni of the university include Harper's Bazaar editor in chief and journalist Glenda Bailey, and fashion designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista. In the field of architecture, there are David Chipperfield and Alexander Yusuf.

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