Research Fellow in Construction Informatics

Job details
Posting date: 12 November 2019
Salary: £31,866 to £34,804 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 December 2019
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Company: Oxford Brookes University
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: 075362

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This post is based in the School of the Built Environment, a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching underpinned by world-class research and strong industry links in the professional fields of real estate, construction, urban design and planning.

The successful applicant will be expected to collaborate with research teams and individual researchers in the School of the Built Environment to develop research capacities in the broader area of construction project management and advanced building/city information modelling. This will include contribution to developing research proposals and high quality publications commensurate with the REF. In addition you will be expected to develop your own area of research with the support of other members of staff as appropriate.

The successful applicant will be based at Headington Campus, Oxford Brookes University and work under the supervision of Professor Joe Tah.

This is a full time, fixed term appointment for 18 months.

You will be responsible for:
- Working as part of interdisciplinary research teams and undertake independent research in a construction informatics related area
- Producing high quality publications of REF returnable quality at a world class level and provide input and support to producing publications by other members of staff
- Engaging in activities (e.g. public outreach, social media, working groups, consultations etc.) to maximise the impact of the School's research
- Representing the School of the Built Environment research activities and the University at national and international conferences
- Contributing collaboratively to research projects as part of a research team including significant contribution to writing research reports
- Providing input to grant applications, publications and building research teams
- Undertaking a small amount of teaching and assessment and supervision of projects/dissertations.

As Research Fellow in Construction Informatics you should have:
- A PhD or equivalent research experience in a construction informatics or computer science related area
- Experience as an independent researcher
- Experience of dissemination of research findings through high quality publication and/or conference presentations
- In-depth knowledge of information technology, computer programming and advanced applications
- Good/emerging research profile
- Ability to work as member of a team
- Ability to work independently.

Closing date: 5th January 2020.

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