GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Hub Core Research Fellow - D181012R
 

Salary: £40,792 to £48,676 per annum

Closing date: 13 January 2019

Newcastle University are looking to appoint an outstanding researcher who will play a central role over the full five year duration of the Multi Million GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub.

As a Core Research Fellow you will lead research into the development and demonstration of a systems approach for water security. This will involve development of tools for data collection, analytics to better understand the water system, and approaches for rapid design of strategies to achieve water security.

You will also coordinate the integration of research activities across the Hub by working with other researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds from Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Malaysia and the UK, to ensure their tools and methods are compatible with this systems approach.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this post to Professor Richard Dawson at richard.dawson@newcastle.ac.uk, Principal Investigator of the GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub.

This post is fixed term available until 31 March 2024.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community 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.

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Faculty/Services
Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Unit
Engineering
Sub Unit
Infrastructure
Staff Category
Research
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours of Work
Full Time
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
 
Salary: £40,792 to £48,676 per annum

Closing date: 13 January 2019

Newcastle University are looking to appoint an outstanding researcher who will play a central role over the full five year duration of the Multi Million GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub.

As a Core Research Fellow you will lead research into the development and demonstration of a systems approach for water security. This will involve development of tools for data collection, analytics to better understand the water system, and approaches for rapid design of strategies to achieve water security.

You will also coordinate the integration of research activities across the Hub by working with other researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds from Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Malaysia and the UK, to ensure their tools and methods are compatible with this systems approach.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this post to Professor Richard Dawson at richard.dawson@newcastle.ac.uk, Principal Investigator of the GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub.

This post is fixed term available until 31 March 2024.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community 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.

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