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Professor of Transportation/Pavement Engineering
University of Nottingham -
Faculty of Engineering
Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum £55,908 per annum depending on skills and experience
The University of Nottingham seeks to appoint an exceptional, internationally recognised researcher to join a world class university as a Professor in the general field of transportation or pavement engineering. This appointment will build on the recent achievements of the Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC) within the Faculty of Engineering and implement its strategic plan over the next few years. Applications are invited from outstanding individuals in the field of transportation/pavement engineering.
The post will be based in NTEC which is part of the Research Division of Infrastructure and Geomatics. The successful candidate will join the Department of Civil Engineering and contribute to the teaching and assessment of students and the running of the Department. The Department consistently ranks highly in all university guides and was ranked 4 th in the UK following the 2008 RAE. It attracts good numbers of well qualified students for both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
NTEC provides internationally leading research, education and laboratory facilities for transportation infrastructure and related applications including pavement engineering. It comprises over 60 personnel, including academic, research, technical and clerical staff and is underpinned by over 50 years of continuous pavement & rail track engineering research.
NTEC is located in its own Pavement Research Building with world-class laboratory facilities to undertake state-of-the-art testing of bitumen, asphalt, concrete, aggregates, recycled and other paving materials as well as pilot-scale pavements and rail track structures. It is active in a broad range of areas including roads, airfields, port and other specialist pavements, railways, performance and asset management, hydraulic engineering applications, sustainable construction, environmental impact and transport systems. NTEC currently has a portfolio of research worth over £6 million with funding from a range of sources including EPSRC, the EU and industry. Research activities are underpinned by an EPSRC Platform Grant in pavement engineering and a multi-million pound research programme in Infrastructure Asset Management (IAM) jointly sponsored by Network Rail and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Candidates should have a proven international track record of achievement in research and team leadership, an exemplary publication record, and the ability to develop and manage large projects. In addition, candidates should be proven leaders, with the capability to produce and implement multidisciplinary research strategies with a successful history of attracting external research funding.
This full-time post will be offered on a permanent contract.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Gordon Airey, Director of NTEC, tel: 0115 951 3913 or email: email@example.com . Please note that applications sent direct to this email address will not be accepted.
For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/JK07204 . If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, tel: 0115 951 5206. Please quote ref. JK07204.
This post will close on 16 August 2012.
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