Professorial Research Fellow, Coordination Node, UKCRIC

Professorial Research Fellow, Coordination Node, UKCRIC
Closing date: 15th July 2018

Job Opportunity (UCL Reference 1734142)

UKCRIC invites applications for the position of Professorial Research Fellow in the Coordination Node (CN) of the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC).


A job description, person specification and guidance on applying for the role is provided on the University College London (UCL) jobs website (reference 1734142), via
this link.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor Brian Collins, Convenor of UKCRIC, via email or telephone (direct line: +44 207 679 729).


This is a part-time (0.6FTE) academic leadership post, with a clear focus on operations and enterprise. Reporting to the UKCRIC Convenor the twin purpose of the role is to provide (a) leadership for the direction and coordination of the development and exploitation of large scale multi-stakeholder joint research programmes, in line with the UKCRIC mission and (b) to direct the significant coordination requirements of the overall UKCRIC research portfolio.

The post-holder will be situated with University College London’s (UCL) Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering and will work across the fourteen UKCRIC founding partner universities and other Higher Education (HE) and non-HE stakeholders nationally and internationally.

Start date as soon as possible. The post is until 31.03.2021 in the first instance.

Key requirements

The individual should have a good first degree (2:1 UK equivalent or above), together with a PhD appropriate to the UKCRIC vision (see Annex 1). It is essential the person appointed to the role has a standing that will gain the respect of all partners and stakeholders, through: a suitable combination of multi and trans disciplinary research programme execution; largescale programme and project management experience and knowledge; wide experience of commercial and policy stakeholder engagement, and an ability to see and contribute to the strategic picture whilst at the same time having experience of designing and overseeing administrative processes.