Research Fellow

University of Salford - School of the Built Environment

Permanent or length of contract: 30 months

The THINKlab within the School of Built Environment (SOBE) at the University of Salford has recently been successful in securing over £1.7M funds from EPSRC, European Commission and Innovate UK to develop Smart City related applications in areas such as disaster resilience, energy efficient neighbourhoods and smart infrastructure. These projects have given the THINKlab the opportunity to strengthen SOBE’s research activities in the area of Smart Cities.

Applications are sought for a Research Fellow post to work with the Director of the THINKlab to support the delivery of the current projects and help the THINKlab to develop new research programmes in the area of virtual city simulation. The Research Fellow will be responsible for providing leadership in developing research ideas and a technology platform that can enhance the richness of virtual city models by integrating data from sensors, satellites and simulations such as traffic, flood and crowd to allow planners to make informed decision for creating sustainable cities.

Please note that this vacancy will close at 23:59 on the date shown.

The University of Salford is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all our employees and potential employees. Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals of all backgrounds as we strive to reflect a rich diversity throughout our organisation.

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit: http://www.jobs.salford.ac.uk/

Interview date: TBC

At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.

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