Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Hydrology

Requisition ID:  26641

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  2 Feb 2024



Lecturer: £39,347 to £54,395 per annum

Senior Lecturer: £56,021 to £64,914 per annum


Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Closing Date: 03 March 2024



The Role

The School of Engineering has an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Hydrology. You will deliver teaching to undergraduate and MSc engineering hydrology students; including digital skills, environmental change, sustainable water management, hydrogeology. 


The Water Group has a strong track record of funded collaborative research projects with national and international research partners and industry. Our work cuts across themes and research disciplines in five main areas: climate impacts and adaptation, water management, blue-green cities, flood risk management and high-definition modelling. We have a long-term commitment to field experimentation and engineering interventions at a range of scales. 

We promote excellence by creating an inclusive culture and environment where shared practice is encouraged. We pool our resources and our networks locally and internationally; driving innovation and creativity for a healthy planet and society. To complement our team, we seek an excellent educator and researcher.

The School of Engineering strives to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong engineering disciplines, you will get the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, within a successful and supportive learning environment.  

We have invested £110m in a state-of-the-art hub for engineering research and education. The new Stephenson Building complex will co-locate industry partners and provide business and community engagement facilities. 

Our school is home to 15 outstanding research groups. The quality of our research is evidenced by the latest REF results. We are ranked 10th for the quality of our research outputs with 46% of outputs assessed as world leading.   

We lead on several EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training and are home to the £20M UKRI GCRF Hubs in Water Security and Sustainable Development, and Living Deltas. We have long-standing strategic partnerships, including Siemens Mindsphere lab for digital twinning. We also collaborate with Northumbrian Water, including the BEWISe Facility at their north east treatment plant, which is the first of its type in Europe in large-scale wastewater treatment research using bacteria.

This is a full time and permanent position, available with an immediate start. 


To view the complete job description, please click here.


To apply, please upload the following supporting documents:

  • Full CV 
  • Cover Letter (including your commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI Statement))
  • Teaching statement (1-2 pages) 
  • Research statement (2-3 pages) 
  • Publication list, which should identify your 3 most relevant / representative publications. 

Please reach out to Hayley.Fowler@newcastle.ac.uk to discuss this role should you have any questions.


We will be holding a two-stage interview process. ‘Stage 1’ Teaching and Research presentations on the 18th March 2024. Successful candidates will be invited to ‘Stage 2’, a formal question and answer interview on the 25th April 2024. Please be advised that these dates are not negotiable



Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


We are committed to being a fully inclusive university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all of our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams, we believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.


At Newcastle University we hold a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  We also hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze award in recognition of our work towards tackling race inequality in higher education REC.  We are a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role as part of the offer and interview scheme.


In addition, we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe. 

Requisition ID: 26641