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Research Fellow - Cities, Water & Resilience, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

The Department of Geography & Environmental Management, within the Faculty of Environment and Technology have a 22 month - fixed term, part time (0.8FTE) opportunity for a Research Fellow to join their busy team, specialising in Cities, Water & Resilience.

The post is required to assist Professor Chad Staddon with tasks associated with ongoing projects including the “International Water Security Network” and “Green Infrastructure for Urban Resilience”. In particular assistance is needed with the writing up of research into project outputs including reports, blogs and publishable papers; preparation of related funding bids and assistance with organising project related events.

This post is not available on a job share basis.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 Days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition; 
  • flexible working;
  •  excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  •  option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  •  family friendly policies;
  •  onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  •  option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Chad Staddon on 0117 3283214 or email to: Chad.Staddon@uwe.ac.uk.
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