Professor of Water Systems Engineering

Exeter, Devon (GB)
Competitive salary reflecting qualification and experience
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Water Systems Engineering (P63373)

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Competitive salary reflecting qualification and experience

As part of an exciting initiative, the University of Exeter growing its research activities in Water Systems Engineering. Current areas of interest include: 

-    The circular economy 
-    Environmental water quality management
-    Global challenges and solutions
-    Hydroinformatics
-    Intelligent management of water systems 
-    Process engineering 
-    Urban water infrastructure and the water-energy-food nexus  

You will be an expert in one or more of these areas and will be based within the Centre for Water Systems, Department of Engineering. We are looking for a leading international figure with a strong and current record of research funding, international quality publications, the ability to grow an interdisciplinary team and to proactively interact with researchers across the University, particularly within the interdisciplinary Global Systems Institute. 

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. We therefore particularly welcome applications from academic staff with strong connections and funded projects with industrial partners as well as those who are involved in projects which develop impact.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here. 

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Dean of the College, Professor Ken Evans (01392 723648 or to discuss the posts further. Informal enquiries can also be made to Professor David Butler (01392 724064 or  

What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce exciting, top quality and internationally leading research
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and education goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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