Senior Lecturer in Construction Law
Kingston University
Kingston upon Thames
13d ago

The Role

This is your chance to work in some of the best facilities in the country with a team of experts regularly undertaking external research.

You will play a key role in the development, organisation and delivery of a suite of degree programmes in the field of civil engineering, surveying and construction management.

You will focus on core legal subjects, particularly English law relating to the built environment and its relationship with the European regulatory framework, law of tort and contracts, landlord and tenant law, environmental law and planning policy.

Alongside teaching, you will supervise PhD students and undertake research and consultancy in your field.

This is a full -time, permanent position with a salary range of £42,331 to £50,061 per annum.

The Person

Your PhD or equivalent professional qualification will be complemented by a proven track record and substantial experience in teaching, research and / or professional practice in the field of construction law and contracts.

You will have a sound understanding of construction law and other legislation that relates to the built environment, standard engineering and building contracts, including JCT, NEC and FIDIC, as well as legal principles and responsibilities of parties in construction contracts, professional liability, and dispute resolution and avoidance techniques.

Skilled in teaching at degree level, you will bring an impressive record of quality publications and be working towards achieving national reputation in your field.

This will be matched by chartered engineer, builder or surveyor status. Above all, you’ll be able to teach in a range of built environment and construction related areas.

The Faculty

Inspire Britain’s future top scientists and engineers to fly high via the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing

  • The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing covers such diverse subjects as : games technology; motorsport engineering;
  • forensic science; aircraft maintenance, environmental hazards and disaster management; cybersecurity; civil engineering, surveying and construction, sports science, nutrition;
  • digital media technology; aerospace engineering, biomedical science and pharmacy.

    Many of our lecturers are expert practitioners working at the forefront of their fields and most are also actively engaged in research bringing up-

  • to-the-minute knowledge to their teaching. The Faculty boasts state-of-the art facilities including specialist laboratories, a public outreach centre, concrete testing facilities, a games laboratory;
  • flight simulators and a Learjet providing future scientists and engineers with real-life environments for learning practical skills.

    Further information

    Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston University standards in learning and teaching, and research.

    By the end of the probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition (if this has not already been obtained).

    For those new to teaching, this will be through our accredited Introduction to Learning and Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic Practice Standards Framework.

    The proposed date for interviews is 17 July 2018.

    If you would like to discuss this role in more depth please contact Tina Papadopoulou -

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

    Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    Kingston University is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

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