Senior Lecturer/Lecturer within Environment and Agrifood Theme

Application start and end date: 
9th October 2019 to 5th November 2019
Full time
Lecturer: £43,351 to £48,323 per annum Senior Lecturer: £53,205 to £59,302 per annum
United Kingdom
Contract type: 

Do you want to be at the forefront of delivering a sustainable water future for our communities and for the environment? Are you enthusiastic about transferring your expertise to the next generation and want to accelerate your research career through developing innovative solutions in collaboration with industry and government?

If so, come and join the Cranfield community. Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Our people are our most valuable resource and everyone has a role to play in shaping the future of our University, developing our learners, and transforming the businesses we work with.

We are re-invigorating our postgraduate curricula in water, energy and power, and environment and agrifood; and we seek talented and business-engaged academics to join our expert, applied teams. 

Cranfield University, recognised for its high quality, innovative, business-engaged research and renowned academic thought leaders, is investing in the future and looking to attract the best academic talents in the world. Environment and Agrifood, one of eight major themes at Cranfield University, is recognised worldwide by industry, government and academe for our research and teaching in plants, soil, water and air. 

We believe that environmental problems can be alleviated through technological innovation and risk management.  We lead strategic thinking to help identify risks and opportunities in our environment and across food supply chains.

We continually engage with businesses and influence industrial and academic practices to improve their capabilities to translate insights into commercially successful outcomes.

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.

As part of our pursuit of excellence, we are recruiting for outstanding academic talent to support our long-term plans and strengthen critical mass in our niche areas of research. Specialist Environment and Agrifood areas are (select one or more from this list during application):

  • Remote Sensing
  • Environmental Data Science
  • Environmental Modelling
  • Plant Soil Systems
  • Environmental Data Analytics

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

Talented researchers and academics, who are enthusiastic about research in any of the above mentioned specialist areas, have a PhD relevant in one of these areas, want to make a difference with UKRI, 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, appropriate to your research area and career stage including significant publications (as main author) in leading international peer-reviewed journals of your respective field.  You will be expected to develop and build long term partnership relationships with UKRI, industry, and professional bodies.

For an informal discussion regarding, please contact Professor Leon Terry, Director of Environment and Agrifood, on +44 (0)1234 754814 or (E);

Closing date for receipt of applications: 05 November 2019

Interviews to be held: 25, 26 November 2019

You can apply here