Associate Professor of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering - Fluid Mechanics) University of Oxford

Location: Oxford
Salary: £48,114 to £64,605 pa plus additional benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd December 2020
Closes: 25th January 2021
Job Ref: DF21WOR/148629…;

Department of Engineering Science in association with Worcester College.

The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering – Fluid Mechanics) with effect from 1st October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford, OX1 3EJ) and will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale currently from £48,114 to £64,605 pa plus additional benefits (see the Job Description for full details). The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

This appointment will add further strength to the Department’s internationally renowned research in Civil Engineering and its applications. The Associate Professor will conduct original research, building a research group in the field of civil engineering fluid mechanics, complementing existing activities which include flows through porous media, ocean engineering and offshore renewable energy.

The successful applicant will be expected to assist in the teaching of their subject at both undergraduate and graduate level. Undergraduate teaching may include lectures and practical classes, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking small-group teaching.

Applications from candidates with a strong research background in civil engineering fluid mechanics or a cognate subject are welcome. Applicants will hold a doctorate in the subject or a related discipline, have a proven research record of high quality at international level, significant future research potential, and the ability to develop an independent programme of research.

In respect of College duties, applicants should be equipped with interpersonal skills to provide pastoral care to students and the ability to provide excellent tutorial teaching in a range of undergraduate papers in the Engineering Science course. They should also have the willingness and organisational skills to undertake the full range of administrative duties required to participate in the governance, intellectual life and academic activities of the College.

A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained from The job ref is: DF21WOR/148629. Please quote this in all correspondence. The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 25 January 2021. Interviews are expected to take place over 2 days during week commencing 15 March 2021.

Should you have any queries which are not addressed in the job description, please contact the Department on, or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273003.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.