Assistant Professor in Construction Management

University of Nottingham Department of Civil Engineering

United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Construction Management (R&T/T&L)

Closing Date
Sunday, 1st August 2021
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Civil Engineering
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

To achieve the Faculty of Engineering’s vision of being top ranked in all areas Education and Student Experience as well as Research and Knowledge Exchange, we are seeking applications from high quality people whose backgrounds, experience and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our existing team. We are looking for an Assistant Professor whose expertise lies in Construction Management and welcome applications from well qualified individuals with the ability to teach all aspects of Construction Management in our Civil Engineering programmes.  

This post is available on a research and teaching basis or a teaching only basis. Please indicate your preference in your application.   

  • For candidates with a suitable research track record and a PhD, you would be appointed to a research and teaching (R&T) role and join a research group in the faculty where you can contribute to the existing strengths of that group and have the potential to flourish within it.   
  • For candidates without a PhD or without a research track record, but with appropriate experience, we would welcome applications for a teaching and learning (T&L) role.  

You will be able to carry out the academic duties to the highest standard and to evidence how, through your personal experience and background, you will be able to:

  • Plan and deliver high quality taught modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Construction Management
  • Supervise final year UG & PG students 
  • Conduct your own original research and supervise researchers (R&T)
  • Create a bold strategy for your research (R&T) and show how it will benefit from, and bring benefit to, interaction with your colleagues

We are looking for an innovative thinker who can evidence:

  • Your enthusiasm for interactive teaching
  • You are a caring and approachable person who is student centred in your approach and can support students in the modern University environment
  • Your potential to be published in international journals of the highest quality (R&T)
  • That you can work well in a team and interact with existing research in the team to create greater insight into the complex challenges that construction management faces (R&T)
  • Your ability to contribute positively to the collegiate activities of the Department, such as open days and outreach activities  

As well as a competitive pay package, you will receive access to a large range of benefits covering areas such as Health and Wellbeing, Professional Development, Family and Parenting, Transport and Finance discounts.

Our application process is designed to allow you to bring your experiences and background to life and it enables you to tell us more about you. Please indicate whether you are applying for the research and teaching (R&T) or teaching and learning (T&L) post in Construction Management.

This is a full time, permanent position. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Glenn McDowell, tel: 0115 951 4603 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information download our Support with Immigration Expenses document.

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