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Cranfield University

Technology for the Green Economy

Do you want to be at the forefront of delivering a sustainable future for our communities and for the environment? Are you enthusiastic about transferring your expertise to the next generation and want to accelerate your research career through developing innovative solutions in collaboration with industry and government?

If so, come and join the Cranfield community. Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Our people are our most valuable resource and everyone has a role to play in shaping the future of our university, developing our learners, and transforming the businesses we work with.

We are re-invigorating our postgraduate curricula in water, energy and power, and environment and agrifood; and we seek talented and business-engaged academics to join our expert, applied teams.

Cranfield University, recognised for its high quality, innovative, business-engaged research and renowned academic thought leaders, is investing in the future and looking to attract the best academic talents in the world.

We continually engage with businesses and influence industrial and academic practices to improve their capabilities to translate insights into commercially successful outcomes.

Our academic and research staff, including scientists, engineers, technologists, policy specialists and social scientists, are engaged in delivering postgraduate teaching, research, consultancy and training in a national and international arena.

As part of our pursuit of excellence, we are recruiting for outstanding academic talent to support our long-term plans and strengthen critical mass in our niche areas of research:

Talented researchers and academics, who are passionate about research in any of the above mentioned specialist areas, have a PhD relevant to what we are looking for, want to develop and build long term partnership relationships, and make a difference, with government, research councils, industry partners, and professional bodies are invited to apply.

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

You will be able to demonstrate a promising track-record of achievements, appropriate to your research area and career stage including significant publications (as main author) in the leading international peer-reviewed journals of your respective field.

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Each of our four values are supported by a high-level statement and framework to guide the way we behave and shape our decisions, to find out more please visit our website: https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/about/about

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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