Research Fellow or Assistant in Hydrogen Utilisation for Domestic Heat
Are you an experienced and ambitious researcher looking to work in the low carbon energy area? Do you have a research background in combustion and wish to contribute to the development of low carbon heat technologies for the domestic market? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities?
This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting UK wide project “Hy4Heat”funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) https://www.hy4heat.info/ that seeks to develop technologies for the safe and efficient utilisation of hydrogen as a replacement for natural gas in the domestic heating sector. In particular the University of Leeds, in collaboration with industrial partners, are developing three innovative designs for domestic fires that will operate on hydrogen in order to facilitate a smooth transition to a low carbon domestic heat strategy.
This project brings together a team of expert researchers in combustion, materials and textiles technologies: University of Leeds (School of Chemical and Process Engineering and School of Design); Industrial partners: Clean Burner Systems, Birmingham Burners, Focal Point Fires and Legend Fires, as well as project managers ARUP and BEIS.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Prof Alison Tomlin, Professor in Environmental Modelling, School of Chemical and Process Engineering
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2500 or email: A.S.Tomlin@leeds.ac.uk
Dr Valerie Dupont, Reader in Low Carbon Energy
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2503 or email: V.Dupont@leeds.ac.uk
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Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering
School/Institute: School of Chemical & Process Engineering
Grade: Grade 6 to Grade 7
Salary: £27,025 to £39,609 p.a. pro rata Please note that due to funding limitations appointments will not be made above £35,211 p.a. pro rata.
Working Time: 50% full time equivalent
Post Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months, available from 01 October 2019)
Closing Date: Saturday 31 August 2019
Downloads: Candidate Brief