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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Building Surveying

Kingston UniversityRecruiter: Kingston University

Specialism: Academic / Education

Sector: Senior Lecturer / Lecturer

Job type: Permanent

Salary range: £40,000 - £49,999

Location: London

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Building Surveying

£37,256 to £40,483 per annum | London | Date posted 07 Mar 2017

School of Natural and Built Environment

The Role

The school wishes to strengthen further its position with this appointment. The main purpose of this role is to undertake front line delivery of building surveying modules within the Department of Construction and Surveying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, ensuring they are relevant to the marketplace, up-to-date and delivered to the highest standard consistent with the School’s reputation.

The appointee will be expected to support the Department/ School and work as part of the course teams to provide practice-focused specialist input in core subjects particularly, building pathology (defects analysis & rectification), construction technology, environmental services, design and specification, Building Information Modelling, inspections, schedules of condition, dilapidations, maintenance management and condition surveys, conservation and restoration, building control and regulations, legal and statutory compliance (including Party Wall), contract administration, cost estimating and planning relation to construction and the built environment.

In addition to the delivery of research-informed teaching and supervision of research projects, appointee will engage in enterprise and professional practice activities to forge the School’s links with the industry.

The Person

Applicant will ideally come with a research degree (PhD) and a suitable record of quality publications in a related field, and understanding of current developments in built environment and surveying education as well as practice.

Membership of related professional institutions; such as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) or equivalent and working towards or have reached Chartered Builder or Surveyor status or equivalent. Some experience of teaching at degree level would also prove highly beneficial.

The candidate should demonstrate capability to deliver a varied teaching load, undertake project supervision and research in one or more of the built environment and construction related subject areas. He/ She will be expected to work towards developing national reputation in the field of expertise, and participate in residential trips, and opportunities exist to diversify your teaching interests into other sub disciplines within Civil Engineering and Construction.

The Department

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing is the newest faculty at Kingston University with more than 7000 students. The Faculty is currently made up of eight schools offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, research opportunities and excellent facilities.

All schools have nationally and internationally-leading research activity, providing education informed by the latest development as well as a commitment to ensuring an outstanding learning environment and excellent teaching quality.

Many of the Faculty’s staff is expert practitioners as well as lecturers, working at the cutting-edge of their fields of expertise, and the majorities are also actively engaged in search/ consultancy so are able to bring in-depth knowledge to their teaching.

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Closing date: 23 April 2017

Interview date: 03 May 2017

Job ref: 2822
Application deadline: 23 Apr 2017

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