Job offer in Ireland Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The School of Natural and Built Environment are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to assist the Head of School, Professor Greg Keeffe on a range of projects in relation to climate proofing cities.  This post is available on a 24 month fixed term basis. These projects range from the adaptation of green infrastructure in cities to create pathways for biotic migration, to the development of smaller scale resilient infrastructure designs. A working knowledge of research by design and keen eye for visual representation of complex urban information are essential. You will join a small team of designers and researchers working on a range of productive and resilient urbanism projects.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A relevant PhD in Architecture or Urbanism or about to obtain this.
  • Masters degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or other cognate design discipline.
  • Relevant research experience, preferably in the area of sustainable cities.

In addition to the core design and analytical tasks, you will also be required to support work on other aspects of the project, as directed by the investigators, and undertake a series of impact related activities, which may require periodic travel outside the UK. We are therefore looking for a passionate and committed individuals with strong people skills to work in a multi-disciplinary design team.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

Further information about the School can be found at https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/NBE/

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Prof Gary Boyd g.boyd@qub.ac.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 20 August 2019

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 10 September 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 to £39,610 per annum

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

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