Leeds, United Kingdom
ID: 7087132 (Ref.No. ENVGE1163)
Posted: October 14, 2021
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the water@leeds leadership team as an Associate Director for a two year period. Two posts are available, and the successful applicants will support the two water@leeds Directors, working alongside two other Associate Directors and a core Management Team to lead the delivery of one of our four strategic missions.
The post-holders will work across the University, engaging the water@leeds membership and external organizations to support water@leeds.
water@leeds is a world-leading water research organisation, one of the largest centres for water research in any university in the world, producing high quality, highly cited papers with high levels of international collaboration. The world’s grand challenges for water require interdisciplinary solutions and interdisciplinary working is a key feature of water@leeds. We bring together researchers from across all eight faculties of the University of Leeds to work on a range of problems within water research. water@leeds has excellent links with industry and government and a track record of collaborative research and development, knowledge transfer and joint innovation. Currently we operate around £90M worth of externally funded research and innovation projects.
The four strategic objectives of water@leeds are:
• Provide excellent internationally-recognised water science, technology and policy research [Research brand, reputation and quality]
• Maximise the effectiveness of research funding in the water sector by becoming the focus for interdisciplinary water research [Income]
• Generate world-leading research which has major impacts on society, environment and the economy [Impact]
• Train new innovative, excellent and interdisciplinary water experts to work at the cutting edge of water research, management and policy. [Next generation]
For further information please see the latest water@leeds annual report: http://water.leeds.ac.uk/about-us/annual-report/
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Professor Joseph Holden, Director of water@leeds
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3317, email: J.Holden@leeds.ac.uk
Professor Martin Tillotson, Director of water@leeds
Tel. +44(0)113 343 2295, email: M.R.Tillotson@leeds.ac.uk
|Location:||Leeds - Main Campus|
|Faculty/Service:||Faculty of Environment|
|School/Institute:||School of Geography|
|Working Time:||0.1 FTE workload allowance|
|Post Type:||Part Time|
|Contract Type:||Fixed Term (for 2 years)|
|Release Date:||Wednesday 13 October 2021|
|Closing Date:||Wednesday 10 November 2021|
The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.