The School has an active group of academic staff contributing to research and teaching in Geological Sciences. We invite applications from suitably qualified individuals in any relevant field of Engineering Geology. However, preference will be given to applicants with expertise in Rock Engineering/Rock Mechanics. The incumbent will be required to provide academic leadership, to teach both undergraduate and post-graduate courses and conduct research. S/he will also be required to initiate and maintain an active research programme that will involve postgraduate students and attract external funding, and to develop strong links with industry to promote scholarship and research in their field.
Geological Sciences has a variety of equipment to facilitate research. This includes a rock engineering laboratory with a variety of relevant testing equipment and offers access to a complete suite of Rock science programmes.
The incumbent will report to the Academic Leader: Geological Sciences.