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Ref no:
GCU01184
Published:
12/8/2022
Closes:
2/9/2022
Location:
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
Salary:
£34,304 - £39,739 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

Advert

This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for 18 months

The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements,

including job share

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

The Research Centre for Built Environment Asset Management (BEAM) is a centre of excellence to research the development, use and revitalisation of built assets, to protect the environment and to support the sustainable social and economic development of communities in order to ‘meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of present and future generations to meet their social and economic needs.

The purpose of the role is to contribute to the development of the BEAM Research Centre through ongoing research projects with direction from the lead researchers.  To aid public engagement with research end users and to support outreach and communication of the Centre’s research outputs.

We are looking for a person with a PhD degree in areas closely aligned with the Built Environment discipline with experience in conducting independent research, with a track record of developing research outputs and proven ability to engage with research end users to support ongoing research work, generate research and policy-relevant outputs and support the development of the BEAM Research Centre

For preliminary exploration of the role and for additional details, please contact Prof. Rohinton Emmanuel, Director BEAM Research Centre (Rohinton.Emmanuel@gcu.ac.uk).

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and is one of only two such Schools in Scotland to hold the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award for promoting gender equality and women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) and allied STEMM subjects (surveying, environment and management of all themes) in higher education.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).