Research Fellow, School of Natural and Built Environment

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,841 - £40,134 per annum
25 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Job reference: 23/111287
Date posted: 25/09/2023
Application closing date: 09/10/2023
Salary: £37,841 - £40,134 per annum
Job category/type: Research

The School of Natural and Built Environment (NBE) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to be a highly productive, ambitious and collaborative Research Fellow with the Future Island-Island research project/team; assisting in the development of research proposals and the planning and delivery of the research activity to develop climate transition roadmaps for small island communities.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • 2:1 degree and MArch equivalent in architectural design.
  • Obtained or be about to obtain a PhD in the field of Architecture. 
  • Specific relevant research experience to include:
  • Undertaking research in the area of sustainable design in the context of climate futures, particularly in a research-by-design context.
  • Sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in planning and development and of research methods and techniques to work within own area.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

This post is fixed term for 19 months or until 30 April 2025, whichever is sooner. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.
At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Nuala Flood - N.Flood@qub.ac.uk

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