D49572C - Impact & Engagement Officer (Centre for Energy Systems Integration)

Newcastle University - Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering - Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Based in Newcastle University’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and working in the Devonshire Building, moving to the new Urban Sciences Building on Science Central in Autumn 2017, you will collaborate with the Schools of Civil Engineering and GeoScience, Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering to develop and deliver an impact and engagement strategy for the National Centre for Energy Systems Integration (CESI). The role includes liaising with high profile stakeholders and interpreting and disseminating results to a range of audiences, both specialist and non-specialist, working closely with the Centre Manager, academic and research staff both internal and external to the University.

You will be educated to degree level in a science area relevant to the Energy Centre and have recent knowledge of the UK Research landscape within a higher education institution in a similar role, including demonstrable knowledge of a range of impact and engagement activities and techniques. You should have a proven ability to think strategically, be able to establish and review administrative systems and be capable of working under pressure. You will have excellent analytical, IT and communication skills and be able to demonstrate high levels of accuracy and attention to detail in your work.

The £20m EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration (CESI), funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Siemens and Newcastle University, will bring together energy experts from around the world to help unravel the energy network and understand future supply and demand.

This post is available fixed term for 5 years.

Informal enquiries about the post should be directed to Sara Walker, Senior Lecturer sara.walker@ncl.ac.uk

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The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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