|Salary:||£37,386 to £43,155 Grade 7, per annum (pro rata)|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Research professional to join us in a fixed-term appointment until 31 August 2023, to assist us with setting the foundations for our UK-Ukraine twinned research in aerospace, biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence. This will involve shaping and co-drafting research projects and research proposals with the project participants; taking ownership and delivering a five-year twinned research roadmap to The University of Leicester (UoL), UK, the Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National University (KrNU), and Research England.
This exciting and multi-disciplinary research coordination role will enable you to make a long-lasting impact on UK-Ukraine scientific collaboration, to preserve and develop human capital mobility during and beyond the current crisis, and promote the efficient use of UoL and KrNU research infrastructure.
You will be holding a PhD in aerospace or biomedical engineering or artificial intelligence, or have submitted your PhD thesis and awaiting your viva, or have equivalent experience. You will have substantial experience in international multi-disciplinary research, a track record of effective network-building, and experience in organising seminars and workshops. You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and excellent ability to synthesise concepts into novel research ideas, to properly support the generation of a portfolio of integrated research (a five-year integrated twinned research). It would be desirable if you could support the project with Ukrainian and Russian language skills.
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Dr Aldo Rona, Associate Professor, at email@example.com
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.
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