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Professor in Coastal Engineering

Civil, Maritime & Environmental Engineering

Location:  Boldrewood Campus
Salary:   Competitive: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience (Level 7)
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 16 March 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2125923DA

Engineer a new world

We are the UK’s largest engineering faculty. Join our team, show us how to think even bigger – and we’ll help you explore what you are capable of, and inspire future generations to exceed their potential in our world-renowned university. 

Do you live and breathe Coastal Engineering? Are you at the forefront of this field? If so, we have a place for you on our team. 

Our highly reputable school will put you at the forefront of truly exciting work. Following a £200million investment in our facilities, including the National Infrastructure Laboratory, we can offer you a career with access to world-class amenities. 

You will want to leave a mark: by winning grants; publishing papers; demonstrating impact and focussing on not just teaching effectively, but raising standards even higher. The opportunities here are varied and unwaveringly unique. Whatever you want to create, we will help you achieve your goals.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of universities worldwide – a reflection of our exceptional reputation for world-class teaching, a dynamic student experience, and a culture of progressive research where new knowledge is created and used to change the world for the better.

Within our School, we combine teaching with the type of research and academic endeavours that have the scope to transform what we know in our respective fields. And in doing so, we help our students to broaden their understanding and horizons. 

To be part of our School, we will expect you to have an academic reputation, and a genuine passion for teaching and research. With journal publications in your specialist field, you will have a comprehensive research vision and know how to secure external funding to realise your plans. Crucially, you will be excited about the endless possibilities of multi-disciplinary collaborations with our academic community, external partners and our students.  

Athena SWAN bronze award recognises our commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering, so we will help you find a good work/life balance with flexible or even part-time working hours. And we also offer an exceptional benefits package, with access to onsite childcare facilities, a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts.

Committed to providing a forward-thinking education and developing your skills in a world class environment? Then we look forward to receiving your application.   We welcome informal enquiries throughout the application process - details of who to contact are available in the attached brochure titled "Engineer a new world".

Your application will be treated in strictest confidence. For informal inquiries about this or other opportunities, contact the Head of Department, Stephen Turnock (srt@soton.ac.uk ) or the Head of the Energy and Climate Change group‘Bakr Bahaj (a.s.bahaj@soton.ac.uk).

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. Please submit details for 3 referees and include your CV and publication list with your application. If you need any assistance, please call Wayne Wan (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk. Please quote reference 2125923DA on all correspondence. 

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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