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Lancaster University seeks Chair and Director of Energy Lancaster

Deadline: April 1, 2013
Application criteria:  www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 1250.

Applications are invited from accomplished research leaders and directors for the Chair and Director of Energy Lancaster. Applications are welcomed from individuals with research experience in an area complementary to the research foci of Energy Lancaster, and in particular on security of supply, mass energy storage and natural resource storage and management. While these might be in Chemical, Control, Electrical or Nuclear disciplines, a research focus that resonates with the current research strengths in the University would be desirable. Other areas, such as natural science disciplines important for (but not limited to) oil, gas and coal would also
be relevant.

The individual will have an international profile and demonstrate significant experience including an established philosophy and a strategic approach that is inclusive across policy, generation, demand, economics and the environment. Demonstrable experience relevant to leading and developing a multi-disciplinary research centre, evidenced by strong group leadership, networking, and national and international levels of impact and policy engagement is highly important. A strong ambition and strategic imagination to grow and develop
Energy Lancaster to meet the research needs of the global energy crisis is also necessary.

The post will formally be held within the Department of Engineering or Lancaster Environment Centre and the post-holder will report to the appropriate Head of Department as well as to the Faculty Policy and Resources Committee.Applications are welcomed from individuals with research experience in an area complementary to the research foci of Energy Lancaster, and in particular on security of supply, mass energy storage and natural resource storage and management. While these might be in Chemical, Control, Electrical or Nuclear disciplines, a research focus that resonates with the current research strengths in the University would be desirable. Other areas, such as natural science disciplines important for (but not limited to) oil, gas and coal would also
be relevant.
The individual will have an international profile and demonstrate significant experience including an established philosophy and a strategic approach that is inclusive across policy, generation, demand, economics and the environment. Demonstrable experience relevant to leading and developing a multi-disciplinary research centre, evidenced by strong group leadership, networking, and national and international levels of impact and policy engagement is highly important. A strong ambition and strategic imagination to grow and develop Energy Lancaster to meet the research needs of the global energy crisis is also necessary. The post will formally be held within the Department of Engineering or Lancaster Environment Centre and the post-holder will report to the appropriate Head of Department as well as to the Faculty Policy and Resources Committee.

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Chair and Director of Energy Lancaster Appointment Details