The University of Wolverhampton

Reader / Professor of Brownfield Research and Innovation

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type
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Circa 60,000 to 65,000 pa
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Reader/Professor of Brownfield Research and Innovation Centre

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 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 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 be a Reader/Professor in BRIC and support the establishment of this new centre. The Reader/Professor in BRIC will support 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 Reader/Professor. Candidates have to indicate in their application which title would they want the application to be considered for.


Please note that we will require you to provide three additional academic referees as part of your application for this post. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact these referees in advance of the interview. For further information please see the supporting documents “Professorial Referencing Procedure at the University of Wolverhampton” and “Additional professorial referees form”


For informal discussions regarding the post contact in the first instance the Head of School, Architecture and Built Environment (


The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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