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Research and Teaching Fellow in BioResource Systems

University of Leeds - Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences - School of Civil Engineering

Location: Leeds
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th April 2021
Closes: 3rd May 2021
Job Ref: EPSCV1036

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Working time: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Fixed term (2 years)

Interview date: To be confirmed

Are you an experienced and ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge in an academic career? Do you have a background in Water, Public Health and Environmental Engineering? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading Universities? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of a world class environmental engineering team? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience?

As a Research and Teaching Fellow in BioResource Systems at Leeds, you will be part of a world-leading Research Group responsible for delivering exceptional student experience at undergraduate and graduate level, as well as cutting edge research activities in the Global South, supporting projects on nutrient control and recovery from wastewater, bioenergy generation from biomass, assessing GHG emissions from sanitation facilities, and developing technologies for microalgal biomass cultivation and valorisation.

We are looking for highly motivated applicants who would like to further develop their skills on student supervision (undergraduate final-year projects and MSc dissertations), research-led teaching in water, public health and environmental engineering (undergraduate and MSc modules) and multi-disciplinary research (supporting PhD supervision and on-going research projects).

You will have a PhD (or be close to completion) in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or a closely allied discipline, and a Masters degree in Public Health Engineering or Environmental Engineering. You will also have a strong background in Water, Sanitation and/or Renewable Energy from biomass in developing countries, and a well-recognised ability to organise and deliver lectures in wastewater treatment, water quality, and/or resource recovery from waste.

The post will be supervised by Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero, from the School of Civil Engineering.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr. Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero, Director of Research and Innovation


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1st January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31st December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

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