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Chair: Structural Engineering/Computational Mechanics (Professor position) - DEADLINE OCT 30 2014


As a member of the elite Russell Group, Cardiff University is recognised as one of the 24 leading UK universities. Cardiff School of Engineering is one of the largest and most successful Schools within the University, with approximately 1,600 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 90 academic staff, 170 research, administrative and technical staff, and a vibrant and diverse research community. It is one of the best-resourced and up-to-date Engineering schools in the UK in terms of teaching, research and facilities. The School is recognised for its high quality research and teaching, both in official government assessments and in independent league tables. It features in the top-10 of the Russell Group in terms of its research, teaching and innovation/engagement activities.
The successful candidate will provide academic leadership in research and teaching contributing to the School’s diverse engineering portfolio and will pursue a research programme of international excellence.
You will be researcher of international standing. You will have published a significant number of papers in high-quality international journals and have gained considerable research funding from competitive sources. Your research will have been taken up by other academics and by industry.
The post is open to any area of structural engineering or computational mechanics but applications from those with a background in civil engineering structural mechanics would be particularly welcome.
You will also be a good manager of people and someone who is able to network effectively with other academics as well as with those outside the academia.  
You should be an able lecturer who can teach undergraduate and postgraduate students efficiently and effectively.
The post requires someone who can show a high level of commitment to the Cardiff School of Engineering.
Salary: Reader - £56,482 - £58,172 per annum (Grade 8)

Professorial – appoint on the Professorial scale minimum £65,622
We particularly welcome applications from females as they are under-represented within Cardiff University in this field.

Please NOTE: Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

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