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Research Assistant - 14248

Brunel University London - College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences

Location: Uxbridge
Salary: £30,497 to £40,927 per annum plus £2,166 per annum London Weighting (Grade R1)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 14th November 2021
Job Ref: 461744

Research Assistant in Transitioning towards a decarbonized circular water economy                                                                     

Full-time, fixed-term until 31 December 2023

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Research Assistant to join the Water & Environmental Engineering group led by Professor Evina Katsou in Brunel University London. 

The Post is an exciting opportunity for talented and experienced individuals to work within a large multidisciplinary research environment in collaboration with a large consortium including 40 academic and business partners from Europe. 

The successful candidates will work on the WATERMINING H2020 project ( Duties and responsibilities of the post holder include but are not limited to:  sustainability and circularity measurement and assessment; modelling; development and application of data analytics / AI techniques to optimize the performance of water / wastewater treatment processes and support the water utilities’ carbon neutrality plans. The research introduces new methods and techniques to find trends and patterns in data and derive insight about the process performance. This insight is combined by domain knowledge to create powerful tools for decision making in water systems. The position requires strong engineering, mathematical and analytical skills supported by evidence of your previous activities and responsibilities.

Educational background should be in one or a combination of Environmental Engineering, Water Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Control, Process Engineering, Environmental Sciences.

The successful candidate should have a MSc degree or equivalent.

You may wish to add contact details for informal enquiries: For informal discussions please contact Prof Evina Katsou (

Closing date for applications:  14th November 2021

Brunel University London is fully committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive workforce culture. We support flexible working. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under- represented in our workforce.

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