Research Fellow in Architecture

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7089721 (Ref.No. EPSCV1058)
Posted: November 25, 2021

Job Description

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in Architecture, Arts and Heritage research? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities? Do you want to work on a large research project alongside leading academics in the field of Cultural Heritage Arts and Crafts?

The candidate will support an AHRC funded project, Creative Economies Through Youth - led Arts and Craft in Jordan (CEARC), that aims to demonstrate the value of heritage-inspired creative arts and crafts in developing an innovative and sustainable economy through community-led enterprise, knowledge exchange, skill training and development in Jordan. We seek to establish a local hub of creative arts and cultural heritage to build capacity in technology acquisition and application to support local enterprise and job creation in Jordan. 


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Gehan Selim, Associate Professor in Architecture & Urbanism 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3082 or email: G.Selim@leeds.ac.uk 


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Civil Engineering
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Due to funding restrictions an appointment will not be made above £34,304 p.a.
Working Time:  0.7 Full time equivalent
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (13 months (grant funding))
Release Date:  Wednesday 24 November 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 08 December 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSCV1058


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