Research Fellow – Chemical Engineering – Grade 7 – 98661
University Of Birmingham
Research Fellow – Chemical Engineering – Grade 7 – 98661 – (2100022W)
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,406 to £40,927, with potential progression once in post to £43,434
Full Time – Fixed term until 30th March 2022
Closing date. 1st December 2021
To create and contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a specified range of activities within an established research programme and/or specific research project.
Summary of Role
Work within specified research grants and projects and contribute to writing bid
Operate within area of specialism
Analyse and interpret research findings and results
Contribute to generating funding
Contribute to licensing or spin out deals with demonstrated commercial cusses (such as revenues, asset or company sales, IP generated) and/or public understanding of the discipline or similar.
The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlines below.
Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with assistance of a mentor if required
Contribute to writing bids for research funding
Analyse and interpret data
Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding
Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars etc.
Supervise students on research related work and provide guidance on PhD students where appropriate to the discipline
Contribute to developing new models, techniques and methods
Undertake management/administration arising from research
Contribute to Departmental/School research-related activities and research related administration
Contribute to enterprise, business development and/or public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader
Collect research data; this may be through a variety of research methods, such as scientific experimentation, literature reviews, and research interviews
Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters
Provide guidance, as required, to support staff and any students who may be assisting with the research
Deal with the problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
These indicative responsibilities may also be included in a research role at grade 6.
High level analytical capability
First degree in area of specialism and normally, a higher degree relevant to research area of equivalent qualifications.
Ability to communicate complex information clearly
Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources affectively
Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
Contribute to the planning and organising of the research programme and/or specific research project
Co-ordinate own work with other to avoid conflict of duplication of effort
Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly
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