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Industrial Decarbonisation Fellow

University of Bradford - Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Location: Bradford
Salary: £46,974 to £54,395 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th February 2024
Closes: 21st March 2024
Job Ref: HR0160491

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Interview Date: TBC

At the University of Bradford, our focus is on creating the conditions for social, cultural, and economic impact. We are committed to social inclusion. Our work to expand opportunity and enable students to reach their potential, has led to us topping the Social Mobility Index of English universities for the last two years. Our University Strategy sets out our ambitions for 2025, which we will achieve by using our proud heritage as a springboard and remaining steadfast in our commitment to equality, diversity, & inclusion.

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Bradford Manufacturing Futures

The University has outstanding capabilities & track record in research and innovation with partners in the domains of circular economy and advanced manufacturing. 

We have received grant funding to work with Bradford Council and a consortium of Bradford-based manufacturers on the Bradford Manufacturing Futures project, which will see the development of Local Industrial Decarbonisation Plans at firm, cluster and District levels over 2024. 

The University’s role is to establish a Zero Carbon Knowledge Hub enabling access to and engagement with our academic expertise as part of this project. We require an Industrial Decarbonisation Fellow both to establish the Hub and to develop a plan to sustain it into 2025.

What you will be doing:

  • Establishing a Zero Carbon Knowledge Hub characterised by high-quality research-informed insights & resources for industry.
  • Coordinating collaborative research & innovation activities, encompassing process efficiency, plant management &  circular economy.
  • Building a brand for the Zero Carbon Knowledge Hub, delivering workshops, briefings & other events for a range of stakeholders.
  • Creating a Hub sustainability plan in collaboration with University colleagues.

Qualifications/ experience:

  • PhD in a relevant engineering, technology or management discipline and/or equivalent professional qualifications 
  • Professional research and/or management experience in industrial decarbonisation practice, technologies, assessment methodologies and related fields.
  • A confident communicator able to deliver technical reports and liaise effectively with industry and academic partners.
  • Demonstrable depth and breadth of experience in project management covering the whole project lifecycle.

Celebrating Diversity – The University of Bradford 

Research and Innovation Services is proud to host a large team, diverse in ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability. We aim to provide a safe, friendly and respectful environment in which to work, succeed & progress. We welcome applications from all segments of the community.

In Return we Offer:

  • 30 days holiday and 13 statutory and customary days (taken at Easter and Christmas).
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Great campus facilities including:
  • Unique fitness centre
  • Eye clinic
  • Physiotherapy & sports rehabilitation,
  • Counselling & mental health services
  • On site nursery
  • Food & drink outlets
  • Generous employer contribution pension schemes - Universities Superannuation Scheme

Find more information about the many other benefits, including salary sacrifice schemes and campus nursery.

Additional Information:

If you would like to find out more or are interested in applying, please email Business Partnerships Manager – Steph Abraham, s.abraham2@bradford.ac.uk we would love to hear from you.

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Confronting Inequality : Celebrating Diversity

At the University of Bradford we accept people for who they are regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or socio-economic background and whether you’re pregnant or on maternity leave.  

In line with the University’s commitment to equality charters including Athena Swan, Race Equality Charter, Disability Confident and Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.

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