Mycologist in Mycomaterials

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Mycologist in Mycomaterials


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Offer DescriptionSchool/Department: School of Water, Energy and EnvironmentBased at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, BedfordshireHours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.Contract type: PermanentSalary: Lecturer: £48,039 to £57,797 per annum; Senior Lecturer: £60,099 to £69,505 per annum; Reader: £69,506 to £85,000 per annum; Professor: Open band commencing £76,345 per annumApply by: 19/06/2024Role DescriptionAre you a mycologist working in one of the core expansion areas listed below? Are you motivated to play your part in achieving a Net Zero future? Do you have blue-sky ideas you want to develop? Are you ambitious for achievement and looking to drive further success and impact to promote applied mycology?As part of the creation of the new , we are growing our team and are recruiting outstanding academic talent to support the expansion of the centre to develop 5 core areas of our research and teaching within our subject areas.About Environment and Agrifood:Recognised by industry, government and academia for our research, academics from Environment and Agrifood have built an international reputation for research and education, providing the solutions to build a more resilient future. We work with international and domestic agriculture and food companies, environment agencies, NGOs and policy makers to ensure our research benefits all in society.About the Role(s)Our academic and research staff, including scientists, engineers, technologists, policy specialists and social scientists, are engaged in delivering postgraduate teaching, research, consultancy and training in a national and international arena.The applied mycology expansion areas available to apply for are:

  • mycomaterials
  • fungal-based bioenergy
  • sustainable manufacturing
  • indoor environment and green construction
  • environmental mycoremediation

You will need to apply for each expansion area individually with a maximum of 2 areas and ensure your supporting statement provides details of your experience specific to area of application and whether you are applying for Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor.About YouTalented researchers and academics, who are enthusiastic about research in any of the above-mentioned specialist areas, have a PhD relevant to one of these areas, want to make a difference with your industry partners, and are keen to be part of a dynamic and professional team, are invited to apply.You will be able to demonstrate a promising track-record of achievements, including generating income, appropriate to your research area and career stage including significant publications (as main author) in the leading international peer-reviewed journals of your respective field. You will be expected to develop and build long term relationships with industry, science programmes and professional bodies.To be successful in this role you will be comfortable with change, willing to work flexibly, and open to new ways of doing things. Importantly, you will be able to collaborate with and influence people and build relationships quickly, and you will be eager to play a full role in the fast-moving and exciting MCAM project.Our Values and CommitmentsOur shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more .We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working .Working ArrangementsCollaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.Diversity and InclusionOur equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women, minority ethnic groups and disabled people are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.To further demonstrate our commitment to progressing gender diversity in STEM, we are members of Women in Engineering Society & Working Families, and sponsors of International Women in Engineering Day.How to applyFor an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Prof. Angel Medina-Vaya, on (T): +44 (0)1234 758341 or (E):We will also be holding webinars where you can find out more about the Centre and the roles, and have the opportunity to ask questions. The information will be advertised on Prof. Angel Medina-Vaya .Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: or T: +44 (0)1234 758028. Please quote reference number 4838.Closing date for receipt of applications: 19 June 2024Deadline to fill the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion complementary survey: 26 June 2024(This is mandatory but does not form part of the selection process and the surveys will not be shared with the recruiting manager or shortlisting panel)Interviews to be held:

  • 8 July 2024 – mycomaterials
  • 10 July 2024 – fungal-based bioenergy
  • 12 July 2024 – sustainable manufacturing
  • 15 July 2024 – indoor environment and green construction
  • 16 July 2024 – environmental mycoremediation

RequirementsAdditional InformationWork Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY Country United Kingdom City Bedford GeofieldWhere to apply WebsiteContact CityBedfordSTATUS: EXPIRED

Expected salary

£48039 – 57797 per year


Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job date

Sat, 25 May 2024 07:21:33 GMT

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