The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and the UCL Energy Institute are multidisciplinary, impact-focused institutes that contribute to solving environmental, energy and resource challenges.
About the role
You will be a Research Fellow working in the new national hydrogen hub for research challenges in hydrogen and alternative liquid fuels (UK-HyRES). You will work with leading scientists and engineers across the UK to assess the economic opportunities from a range of research projects, considering existing markets and a system perspective for future low-carbon technology needs. You will also work on three hydrogen research projects at UCL as part of the Energy Transitions Modelling Lab. You will learn broad skills from economics and innovation specialists in technology appraisal that will be a good grounding for positions in academia, government or the private sector in the future, including at senior levels. This post is available from 08 January 2024 and is funded for 24 months in the first instance. Further funding to support the post may be available. Part-time candidates will be considered at a minimum 0.6 FTE. Note that the successful candidate must be based in the UK following their appointment. A job description and person specification can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button above. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact [email protected]. If you have specific questions about the role, please contact Professor Paul Dodds.
You will have an engineering background with an interest in innovation and business cases for the application of new technologies to underpin the net zero transition. You’ll ideally have an understanding of hydrogen and ammonia technologies.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:
• 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave, 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
• Additional 5 days annual leave purchase scheme
• Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
• Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
• Immigration loan
• Relocation scheme for certain posts
• On-site nursery
• On-site gym
• Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
• Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance
Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/rewards-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.