Job ID: 199712

Lecturer in Transport (2 posts)

Imperial College London

  • Nov. 16, 2022
  • Lecturer in Transport (2 posts)
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Imperial College London
    United Kingdom
  • 13th December 2022
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Transportation Engineering
    Civil Engineering

Lecturer in Transport (2 posts)

£62,768 – £71,264 per annum

Full Time Open Ended

Location: South Kensington Campus - Hybrid

Ref: ENG02356

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has an exciting new opportunity for two Lecturers, and is looking for highly able, enthusiastic and well-motivated applicants wishing to develop a career in a world leading teaching and research institution.

The Department has an outstanding international reputation and has been awarded the top rating in every national review of university research held since 1986. The successful candidates will join the Transport Section, which hosts the state-of the-art Intelligent Infrastructure and Transport Systems Laboratory, equipped with cutting-edge technology that supports research in autonomous transport, decarbonisation, machine learning, travel behaviour, air transport management, and transport risk & safety, and navigation & positioning.

We welcome applications from outstanding candidates working in established areas of transport such as: engineering, operations, modelling, design, flow & control, economics & econometrics, autonomous systems, logistics, environment & climate change, and planning & policy; but also in newer and emerging areas, including but not limited to; analytics, data science, artificial intelligence, inclusive planning & design, public health, technological innovation, behavioural science, and social justice & inclusion.

The two posts are full time and open-ended.

Duties and responsibilities

You will plan, resource, and direct an original and impacting research programme in a cutting-edge domain relevant to Transport.

You will have the capability to conduct research projects on your own (supervising research students/assistants) and to develop collaborative projects, in particular with other members of the Department and College, to address broader engineering and societal challenges.

You will be expected to:

  • Formulate an original and potentially significant programme of research and submit research proposals and funding bids to support it

  • Plan, manage, and successfully execute research projects

  • Supervise, train and mentor research students and staff with the highest scientific rigour

  • Disseminate results through leading international journals and conferences

  • Engage with industry and other agencies to identify current challenges for research

  • Maintain a leading and prominent role in the research area(s)

  • Establish meaningful research collaborations with colleagues within the Section, the Department, and the College

You will also contribute to the Department’s wide spectrum of Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching through lectures, seminars, course work, tutorials and personal supervision.

Essential requirements

You must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Engineering, Science, Mathematics / Statistics / Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, Planning or another related field.

You will also have a developing national reputation and expertise in a field of research relevant to Transport together with the ability to communicate well, conveying ideas and concepts clearly and effectively.

Experience of preparing grant applications for submission is essential, as is a willingness to engage in collaborative research.

You must also have experience of training Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, plus supervising higher degrees (PhD).

Further information

Further information is available in the job description.

For informal enquiries about the post you may contact Professor Dan Graham at

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Lucy Chivers at

For technical issues when applying online please email

Closing Date: 13th December 2022.

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