Research Assistant / Research Fellow in nature-based solutions circularity measurement and assessment

Brunel University London

London, UK 🇬🇧

College / Directorate: College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences

Department: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 26/01/2023

Closing Date: 01/02/2023

Ref No: 3629

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Institute of Environment, Health and Societies 

Research Assistant / Research Fellow in nature-based solutions circularity measurement and assessment

Vacancy Ref: 14943-1                                                                       

Salary (Grade R1): Pro rata of ÂŁ31,411- ÂŁ42,155 per annum plus pro rata of ÂŁ2,166 per annum London Weighting 

Part time (0.5 fte), fixed-term; for 1 year with the possibility of an extension 

Brunel University London was established in 1966 and is a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive technology university delivering economic, social and cultural benefits. For more information please visit: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the Water & Environmental Engineering group 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 16 academic and business partners from Europe.  

The successful candidates will work on a wide portfolio of research projects focusing on the development of ecological risk assessment models, evaluating risk mitigation of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) in relation to the ecosystem services. The candidate will assess the economic impacts of the proposed solutions through integration of market and non-market valuation methods. Another activity includes assessment of the understand social impact through stakeholders’ analysis and social Life Cycle Impact Assessment (s-LCA) and drive citizen engagement to improve public opinion of NBS systems. The research will contribute to the improvement of the effectiveness, sustainability, circularity and cost-efficiency of bioremediation and revitalisation strategies for soils, sediments, surface water and groundwater. The position requires strong engineering, modelling and analytical skills supported by evidence of your previous activities and responsibilities. MSc and above in one or a combination of Environmental Engineering, Water Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Environmental Sciences. 

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

Closing date for applications:  1 February 2023 

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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.                                                                                                                    






IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development