Lecturer – Civil Engineering and Built Environment

Inverness, Highland
Salary range £34,170 – £42,357 per annum 1 FTE
06 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

35 Hours (1 FTE), Permanent contract

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), both of which are growing hubs for research, innovation and enterprise. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff to work with us as a lecturer within the School of Construction and the Built Environment on a permanent basis. You will be based at Inverness Campus.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a lecturer to work within our School of Construction and the Built Environment delivering on our Civil Engineering and Built Environment Programmes. The successful person will contribute to teaching, research and linking with industry for innovation and knowledge transfer. Your research specialism could be in, or related to, for example, sustainable construction, environmental policy, or civil engineering/construction challenges in rural and remote areas.

The post includes teaching on our undergraduate programmes, together with developing and delivering on our approved postgraduate Civil Engineering programme. In addition, the position includes research, knowledge exchange, and administrative roles as specified by the Head of School.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teaching / Facilitating Learning
  • Assessment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Planning and Preparing the Learning Experience
  • Quality and Standards
  • Professional Practice and Development
  • Research and knowledge exchange

Essential Criteria:

  • Civil Engineering related qualification to at least SCQF Level 11.
  • Have relevant industrial and research experience in sustainable construction, environmental policy, climate change and energy or civil engineering/construction challenges in rural and remote areas.

You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative, and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 19th August 2021

Shortlisting will take place on 25th August 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 6th September 2021

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