Lecturer in Renewable Energy Engineering

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
12 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Engineering

Lecturer in Renewable Energy Engineering


The successful applicant will have a proven track record of research, outstanding communication skills and the desire and ability to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A willingness and ability to develop new courses and contribute to other activities in preparation for the launch of the new MSc in Sustainable Energy, Chemicals and Materials is essential. 

It is expected that the appointee will have a degree and PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related Engineering discipline, plus significant experience as post-doc and (preferably) independent researcher. The appointee will have research experience and interest in one or more of the following or related areas:

  • Renewable heat and fuels including geothermal energy;
  • Hydrogen generation from renewable resources;
  • Anaerobic digestion of biomass and organic waste;
  • Biomass conversion technologies;
  • Carbon dioxide utilisation;
  • Process engineering for renewable feedstocks;
  • Fuel cells. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£40,792 - £48,676 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

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

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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 for further information.

Online application forms are available at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 May 2019 

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact 

Professor Igor Guz, Head of School
01224 272808 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Guz 

Please quote reference number ENG131Aon 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.