Assistant Professor in Sustainable Process Engineering
University of Nottingham Department of Green Chemicals Beacon (Engineering)
United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Sustainable Process Engineering





Closing Date

    Tuesday, 28th May 2019

Job Type

    Research & Teaching


    Green Chemicals Beacon (Engineering)


    £36261 to £48677 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.


The Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Process Engineering. This position is supported under the Green Chemicals Beacon of Excellence, part of a landmark investment by the University of Nottingham aimed at increasing collaboration, strengthening networks and partnerships, attracting diverse funding, and raising the reputation of our world-changing research. The Green Chemicals Beacon addresses the challenge of securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future. We are spearheading the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low-carbon societies. We will pioneer in this multi-disciplinary field, integrating our world-leading expertise in metabolic engineering, process development and sustainable chemistry. Together with our extraordinary track-record of industrial collaboration, we are creating a cutting-edge sustainable processing platform that will unleash economic potential for our collaborators. Facing up to global challenges, our research will have transformational impacts on agriculture, industry and health.


Candidates suited to the role will have the expertise and experience to deliver high quality research aligned with the field of sustainable process engineering or industrial biotechnology, integrating with current research activity within the Faculty of Engineering and the Green Chemicals Beacon of Excellence. The research interests of candidates should have a clear pathway to impact on UK and global clean economic growth strategies. The successful candidate will be committed to delivering the highest quality learning experience to our undergraduate and postgraduate students. Candidates must have a high quality first degree in Chemical Engineering strongly aligned with process engineering and a PhD aligned with sustainable processing.


This full-time post will be offered on a permanent contract. Job share arrangements may be considered.


Information on Research within the Faculty of Engineering can be found at


Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Department, Dr David Large, tel: 0115 9514114 or email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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