UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Chair in Renewable Energy Engineering

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Posted
Sep 24, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 01, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University of Aberdeen

School of Engineering

Chair in Renewable Energy Engineering

REF: ENG142A

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen is a research-intensive academic unit engaged in fundamental and applied research across five Engineering disciplines: Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Mechanical, and Petroleum. 85% of the School’s research output was ranked as world leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF2014).

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen seeks to appoint a Chair in Renewable Energy Engineering to strengthen the leadership in research and teaching in renewable energy, with particular focus on the generation of renewable heat and fuels. We invite applications from individuals with extensive expertise in renewable energy, an excellent research track record, outstanding communication skills and a passion for engaged and innovative teaching. Appointment to Chair requires evidence of strong leadership, especially in research, and an outstanding record of achievements. This position is supported with an associated lectureship, which is also currently advertised. 

The successful applicant will have extensive expertise in renewable energy, an excellent research track record, outstanding communication skills and the desire and ability to teach well at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Appointment to Chair requires evidence of strong leadership, especially in research, and an outstanding record of achievement. 

A competitive remuneration package will be available for exceptional candidates considered at Professorial level. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here  

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English.

Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 November 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact

Professor Igor Guz, Head of School: 01224 272808 i.guz@abdn.ac.uk 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Guz 

Please quote reference number ENG142A on all correspondence 

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff. 

In order to further enhance its diversity, the School particularly welcomes applications from women who are currently underrepresented in the School.