We are seeking a highly motivated researcher to contribute to the Regional Innovation and Circular Economy Assessment (RICE) project within the Institute for Infrastructure and Environment at the University of Edinburgh. The project is funded by the School of Engineering, with support from the City Region Deal. The Research Associate will collaborate closely with Dr Frédéric Bosché (who leads the CyberBuild Lab in the School of Engineering), colleagues at Imperial College London (Dr Rupert J. Myers), and Balfour Beatty. The RICE project aims to develop and apply a ‘regional innovation and Circular Economy assessment’ by focusing on the built environment and Edinburgh, with the Edinburgh Futures Institute as a particular case study.
Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree and a PhD in engineering product development or a clearly related area, with a focus on sustainability, design, or a closely related area.
Applicants should have an excellent academic track record (commensurate with their career stage and experience), ideally including peer-reviewed published work. They are expected to be active in developing the project, to work independently and also collaborate effectively with all team members.
This is a full time position and is expected to commence on 01 December 2020 and is fixed-term for 12 months. Salary: UE07 £33,797 to £40,322.
Closing date Friday 18th September at 5pm.