Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast - School of Natural and Built Environment

This post is available until 31 August 2019 as part of the LowCoPreCon project, funded by Innovate UK and MiGHT through the Newton-Ungku Omar Coordination Fund. We are seeking to appoint a researcher with experience of concrete technology and environmental and social impact assessment to join the Energy Efficient Materials Group within the School.

The post holder will carry out experimental and theoretical research to promote new technological solutions to harness silicon dioxide rich and alkali waste streams for the complete replacement of cement for the production of ‘green’ precast concrete products and investigate socio-economic and environmental issues for market uptake of using these products in construction.

Further information about the School can be obtained at

Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Siobhan Cox, email:

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 18 January 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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