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Professor of Geospatial Engineering

Requisition ID:  10762

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  06-Sep-2021


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Closing Date: 03.10.2021


The School of Engineering is recruiting a Professor of Geospatial Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading Engineering Schools in the UK.  Engineering at Newcastle is truly pushing the boundaries of fundamental and applied civil and geospatial engineering into new and exciting applications such as sustainability, climate change and geohazards, water supply and treatment, the future of mobility, waste management and pollution, geotechnics and structures, and energy and infrastructure resilience.  The Professor of Geospatial Engineering would complement existing strengths and provide the breadth of expertise and leadership required to further establish Newcastle as a major centre for civil and geospatial engineering research.


Based within the Geospatial Engineering group, but with an interdisciplinary and cross-faculty ambition, the appointee will advance this discipline in areas such as GIS, remote sensing, photogrammetry, cartography / visualization, geodesy, engineering surveying, and geospatial analysis / modelling, through: academic research, teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and delivering impact by engaging with industry and society. 


For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact the Head of School Professor Ian Postlethwaite at Ian.Postlethwaite@newcastle.ac.uk


Interviews are scheduled for 09.12.2021


To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here.


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global 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 our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for all.  You can learn more about what is available here on our Benefits Website page.

Requisition ID: 10762