Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£34,804.00 - £49,553.00 per year
Closing date
19 May 2021

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The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment invites applications for a fixed term position of Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, which is offered on a full-time or part-time basis. The successful candidate will be a Quantity Surveyor with knowledge of commercial management and a progressive perspective on the future development of the profession. Having substantial practice experience, you will augment the School’s academic team through the provision of teaching and learning in the area of Quantity Surveying and commercial management.

You will contribute to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching across the School’s programme of Architecture and Built Environment courses, and work as part of the academic team responsible for delivery of the School’s Surveying course provision. You will hold membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), or equivalent. A strong understanding of the contemporary construction industry and of Quantity Surveying practice is essential, all within the context of progressive digitisation of the discipline and industry.

Specialist knowledge in one or more of the following areas is required, as is an ability to relate theory and practice: measurement; contracts; contract law; procurement; commercial management; dispute resolution; negotiation.

Whilst as a fixed-term appointment you would not be expected to contribute to the research activity of the School, you will be encouraged to engage with it due to its central role in the School being progressive, informed, and collaborative academic community. The School has three principal clusters of research interest and activity, these being Digital Cities and Society, Housing and Low Energy Design, and Construction Project Management, the latter of which engages with both the construction and energy sectors. These areas are strongly aligned to RGU’s strategic priorities and to the ambitions of the City and Region as expressed through the public and private sectors. The School performs a key role in many important external networks and it is expected that new appointments will further contribute to these in supporting the growth of collaborative and income generation possibilities.

We welcome applications from those looking for part time hours, please indicate in your application if it is part-time hours that you would be interested in and your ideal working pattern. 

Part-time applicants that will require sponsorship may be considered in line with UKVI sponsorship requirements

Grade 7 Salary Scale:£34,804 – 40,322

Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553

Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience. Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position. Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here.

This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland check. For more information visit: https://www.mygov.scot/basic-disclosure/

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