Associate Professor or Professor of Sustainable Transitions in Construction and Infrastructure
The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management
Duties and Responsibilities
The Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management is one of the worlds leading academic centres of excellence in the management of projects and construction economics. It is also home to the Bartlett Real Estate Institute. It has around 800 students, and more than 70 members of staff from a broad base of built environment, management, and engineering disciplines. In REF 2014, staff had more world-leading or internationally excellent outputs than any other institution in its field.
The School seeks to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor of Sustainable Transitions in Construction and Infrastructure will lead globally significant research in the ongoing transition to sustainable infrastructure through transitions to Net Zero in the global construction industrys supply chains, and in the construction and delivery of major infrastructure in the UK and internationally.
The postholder will undertake research, publish at an international level of excellence in their field, and take a lead in encouraging research achievement among colleagues and students. The postholder will be expected to initiate or participate in practice-based or applied research projects with industry partners individually or as part of a team within CPM and UCL. The postholder will be involved in broadening and strengthening BSCPMs research and policy networks, whether with academic institutions or professional practitioners both in the UK and internationally, including multi-lateral and governmental organisations.
The postholder will be active in horizon scanning and applying for major research funding, and to foster a culture of grant application amongst colleagues and graduates. The postholder will be expected to lead, or be engaged as part of a team, in short course offerings and consultancy services on behalf of the BSCPM.
This is an open-ended, full time position.
The successful candidate will have a substantial international reputation in scholarship and research in the broad field of climate change and the low carbon transition, alongside an excellent record of publications in recognised academic journals and experience of teaching and supporting students.
Areas of specific expertise could include research into:
Decarbonisation in the construction sector and of major infrastructure
The economics and financing of sustainable transitions, such as decarbonisation;
Engineering technologies for the construction sector, from the materials/foundation industries through to production and delivery;
Whole life-cycle carbon assessment and management, including embodied impacts;
Negative emissions technologies.
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11 Mar 2021
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