UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


We're hiring: Research Fellow in Sustainable and Healthy Cities (part-time)

14 July 2022

We're looking for a Research Fellow to work with the Complex Urban Systems for Sustainability and Health (CUSSH) project to continue and build on the working relationship with the Greater London Authority.

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Key information

  • UCL Department / Division: Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Specific unit / Sub department: Institute for Enviromental Design and Engineering
  • Location of position: London
  • Grade: 7
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Hours per week (%FTE): 14.6 hours per week (40%FTE)
  • Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £36,770 - £44,388 per annum (Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies)
  • Closing Date: 28 July 2022, 23:59 (UK time)
  • Interview date: TBC

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Duties and responsibilities

The vision of the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE) is a world in which the development of buildings and the urban environment is sustainable.
The role of the successful applicant will be to work with the Complex Urban Systems for Sustainability and Health (CUSSH) team to continue and build on the working relationship with the GLA, including the delivery of the ‘Designing London’s Recovery’ Programme. The candidate would also be required to share and apply the learning and practice from the London case study, with wider CUSSH activities and support the delivery of wider evaluation into the programme.
This post is available immediately and has funding until 31 January 2023 in the first instance. Further funding may be available. 

Key requirements

The candidate should have experience in, and knowledge, of research on sustainability, health and wellbeing in the urban context alongside experience in reviewing evaluation processes and mechanisms and developing shared evaluation goals. The ideal candidate will have a PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant field and a keen interest in multi-disciplinary research.

Further details

To apply for this vacancy click on the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top of the page.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact:
If you have specific questions about the role please contact (Dr Gemma Moore), (gemma.moore@ucl.ac.uk).
UCL Taking Action for Equality: We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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