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Assistant Professor in Geoscience – Heriot-Watt University

location: Edinburgh
Salary: £43,414 to £51,805 (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th January 2023
Closes: 12th February 2023
Job Ref: 2653

We seek a candidate for the position of Assistant professor of Applied Geoscience within the Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society. The individual is to provide significant and committed support to our expanding departmental initiatives including accelerating the energy transition and sustainable oil and gas resource management. We are looking for people who are motivated, interested in developing further their skills, and have a well-established track record in a specialism and teaching within the broad area of applied Geoscience and Engineering.

Suitable applicants should have an industry-based mindset, with a primary focus on subjects within Geoscience, and/or multi-disciplinary hybrid. You must have a proven track record of research and publication in a blend of applications across both the oil and gas and renewables sectors, particularly focussing on energy transition. Topics of relevance include, but are not limited to carbon capture and storage, hydrogen storage, and geothermal energy. Knowledge and understanding of current technical trends such as data science is also desirable.

It is essential that you have a proven track record in growing and sustaining a major research effort within your specialty, and recognised ability to communicate and disseminate the findings to a wide international audience and industry companies via publications, presentations, company-sponsored research and high-level boards and committees.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

We seek a candidate for the position of Assistant professor of Applied Geoscience within the Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society. The individual is to provide significant and committed support to our expanding departmental initiatives including accelerating the energy transition and sustainable oil and gas resource management. We are looking for people who are motivated, energetic, interested in developing further their skills, and have a well-established track record in a specialism and teaching within the broad area of applied Geoscience and Engineering.

Suitable applicants should have an industry-based mindset, with a primary focus on subjects within Geoscience, and/or multi-disciplinary hybrid. You must have a proven track record of research and publication in a blend of applications across both the oil and gas and renewables sectors, particularly focussing on energy transition . Topics of relevance include, but are not limited to carbon capture and storage, hydrogen storage, and geothermal energy. Knowledge and understanding of current technical trends such as data science is also desirable.

It is essential that you have a proven track record in growing and sustaining a major research effort within your specialty, and recognised ability to communicate and disseminate the findings to a wide international audience and industry companies via publications, presentations, company-sponsored research and high-level boards and committees.

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