[email protected] Co-ordinator

University of Leeds

Leeds, , GB


  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Geography
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Closing Date:  Tuesday 12 July 2016
Reference:  ENVGE1032

[email protected] is one of the largest interdisciplinary water research and training centres in the world. It covers water-related training and research across the natural and physical sciences, engineering, business, social sciences, arts and humanities, medical sciences and healthcare. We reach out to over 150 academic colleagues and more than 140 postgraduate research students across the University. Our four missions are to:
• Provide excellent internationally-recognised water science, technology and policy research
• Maximise the effectiveness of research funding in the water sector by becoming the focus for interdisciplinary water research
• Generate world-leading research which has major impacts on society, environment and the economy
• Train new innovative, excellent and interdisciplinary water experts to work at the cutting edge of water research, management and policy

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to co-ordinate activity across [email protected]. Under the direction of the [email protected] Directors, you will take a leading role in ensuring the delivery of the [email protected] strategy to meet targets under each of our four missions. You will coordinate [email protected] activity and become the focal point of information, contacts, support and network growth for water-related activity across campus. You will co-ordinate work alongside other core [email protected] staff including a [email protected] Research and Innovation Manager, Clerical Support Assistant and a [email protected] Doctoral Research and Training Centre Manager. You will also have the opportunity to undertake collaborative or individual research and consultancy projects. Research student supervision will also be encouraged. These research elements are unlikely to involve more than 25% of your time unless at the discretion of the [email protected] Directors.

You will have a PhD in a relevant water-related field, together with significant post-doctoral experience gained in a research active environment such as a university or industrial research function. You will also have experience of water-related project management and co-ordination of activities gained in a research intensive environment.

The University of Leeds’ commitment to women in science has been recognised with a national accolade. The University has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award and the Faculty of Environment holds the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of our success in recruiting, retaining and developing/promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET). We are proud of our commitment to equality and inclusiveness.

The University also offers family friendly policies including generous maternity and paternity leave; full details of the policies can be found here http://hr.leeds.ac.uk/homepage/4/policies.

For further information about [email protected] please visit our website: [email protected].

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Joseph Holden, email [email protected] or Professor Martin Tillotson, tel: + 44 (0)113 343 2295, email [email protected], Directors of [email protected].

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