The University of Wolverhampton

Professor and Director of the ‘Brownfield Research and Innovation Centre’ (BRIC)

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type
Advert Status
Circa £60,000 to £65,000 pa
Closing Date
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The University of Wolverhampton is making a major strategic investment of £100M to establish a dedicated campus with new facilities for the School of Architecture and the Built Environment on a 12 acre city centre brownfield regeneration site, as part of the City of Wolverhampton canal-side redevelopment. The School of Architecture and the Built Environment is one of five Schools forming the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and is based in the city centre of Wolverhampton. With excellent industrial links, active research programmes and professionally accredited courses, the School is committed to further growing its existing research and consultancy provision. Together with the Black Country LEP, we have invested strategically in ambitious plans to create a unique centre of excellence known as the ‘Brownfield Research and Innovation Centre’ (BRIC).


We are now seeking to appoint a leading international figure to become the founding Director to lead and establish this new centre. The founding Director will take the lead in defining and planning the strategic development and growth of the BRIC to become a recognised regional, national and international world-class centre of excellence. Depending on academic standing, eligible candidates may apply for the title of Professor.


For informal discussions regarding the post contact the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering (



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