Professor in Civil Engineering


University of Liverpool


Liverpool, UK


The University of Liverpool is advertising multiple full-time academic positions in the Civil Engineering department with competitive salaries, at various levels of seniority from junior to senior professor. See the announcements at, which include

Job Ref: 011586 Closing Date: 7 May 2019

Professor in Civil Engineering

Grade 10, £69,330 - £78,011

Civil Engineering at the University of Liverpool has seen a rapid expansion in the past two years, both in staff numbers and research activities. We are seeking to make an appointment at professorial level to play a major leadership role in the Structures and Infrastructure Group and in the Liverpool Risk Institute. You will be expected to have a sustained and continuing record of excellence which has contributed to the furtherance of knowledge in your discipline and is highly recognized internationally. Evidence of significant academic leadership is essential and so is a strong track record of attracting external research funding from a range of sources. This post is permanent, commencing on 1 September 2019. The appointment will be on a Teaching and Research contract. You should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline (or equivalent).

The Institute for Risk and Uncertainty is a unique concentration of expertise across disciplines including engineering, life sciences, management, humanities and social sciences. Its research focuses on methods and tools to coherently evaluate and manage risks and uncertainties that arise in complex environments and natural and constructed systems. The core academic staff have authored hundreds of scholarly papers which have generated nearly 30 thousand citations collectively.

The University of Liverpool was established in 1881 as one of the red brick universities in the United Kingdom. Today it is a major research and teaching university and a member of the Russell Group. It is constituted by three main faculties, Science and Engineering, Health and Life Sciences, and Humanities and Social Sciences. The university undertakes outstanding research in areas like computer science, general engineering, chemistry, architecture, clinical medicine, among others.

The city of Liverpool, which has been transformed since it was named European Capital of Culture in 2008, is a vibrant, friendly metropolis of nearly half a million people. Liverpool has been an important center for industry and innovation and has one of the most rapidly growing economies in the UK. A world city for over a century, its extraordinary history and rich inheritance in music, architecture, museums, and sports makes it a top tourist destination in Europe.