Research Associate in Sanitation and Water

Loughborough University

Loughborough, , GB

A good opportunity to undertake innovative research on sanitation and water in developing countries at the internationally renown WEDC (Water Engineering and Development Centre). The role will include: supporting and managing assessments and research on the sustainability aspects of the DFID funded South Asia rural WASH results project. Other work will include research on improving water security for the poor in slums.

A good masters degree in water and sanitation or related subject is essential, as are excellent communication and analytical skills, the ability to carry out research, write reports and a willingness to travel. Practical experience of work on projects or related research in developing countries would be highly advantageous, as well as working as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible, not later than January 2017, having fully met the legal requirements for UK employment.

Informal enquiries should be made to Kevin Sansom at WEDC – [email protected] or by telephone on +44 (0)1509 222885 or 222617.

Application closing date: 13 October 2016.

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