Head of School of Civil Engineering and Surveying

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Competitive and commensurate with the senior responsibilities of the role (Grade 11)
02 Feb 2018
04 Mar 2018

Faculty of Technology

School of Civil Engineering and Surveying


Head of School of Civil Engineering and Surveying


Employment type:  5 year term renewable then permanent employment as Principal Lecturer (or Professor for the right candidate)

Employment basis:  Full-time

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with the senior responsibilities of the role (Grade 11)

Post number: ZZ600680

Date published: 2 February 2018

Closing date: 4 March 2018

Interview date: 20 March 2018 

An exciting opportunity to join the leadership team of a successful Faculty.

Ranked among the top 500 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University of Portsmouth is a dynamic institution in the heart of Portsmouth with a global outlook and reach.

The Faculty of Technology are seeking to appoint an exceptional and motivated individual, preferably with an appropriate academic experience at professorial level, to lead the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying.

The School of Civil Engineering and Surveying (SCES) comprises 36 members of academic staff, over 600 undergraduate students, over 130 taught postgraduate students and 36 postgraduate research students. We deliver professionally accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We also offer continuing professional development events for surveyors and other property professionals.

As Head of School you will be formally responsible for leading and managing the academic business of the School in relation to both strategic and operational matters. In this respect you will play a leading role and will be responsible for implementing plans at School level and will have significant responsibility for staff line management including all aspects of staff development. Approachable and visible you will work in partnership with the Faculty Executive Team and senior staff to provide decisive leadership.  

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an international reputation in research, teaching and professional activities to drive success within an ambitious and prosperous school at the University. 

We value diversity at the University of Portsmouth and welcome applications from all sections of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.  

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Professor Djamel Ait-Boudaoud (Dean of Faculty of Technology) at djamel.ait-boudaoud@port.ac.uk or contact +44 (0)23 9284 2014

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