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Knowledge Exchange Associate - Fuel applications


Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £36,333 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (up to 14 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 09 June 2023
Interview Date:  Tuesday 20 June 2023
Reference:  0415-23
Release Date:  Friday 26 May 2023

The Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute requires a specialist in fuel upgrading to join an academic and operational team to work with research teams and businesses. 

The successful candidate will provide practical, technical expertise to support the project.  This will include an upgrade of pyrolysis liquids for use in practical applications, support for the operation of near industrial scale equipment, support for experimental campaigns, preparation of project reports, and liaison with industrial partners and equipment manufacturers.   

Although this work is in a structured environment, a high degree of initiative and a multidisciplinary approach will be required from the successful applicant.

You will report to EBRI’s Project Manager and work closely with research teams in EBRI.  

For further information about this position, please get in touch with Tim Miller (EBRI Project Manager) on 0121 204 3583.

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

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