Chair in Renewable Energy Technology

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 25 institutions of Higher Education and provides exceptional research, teaching, and living environments. The School of Engineering reflects all of the University’s principal characteristics, with a cosmopolitan academic staff numbering over 140, and with a body of 1,700 undergraduate and 680 postgraduate students drawn from all over the world. We carry out internationally excellent teaching and research, attracting high-calibre students and an excellent level of research funding. Due to the expansion of our activities in Renewable Energies we are looking to recruit academic leaders to play a major role in furthering our activities in research and teaching.

  • Chair of Renewable Energy Technology

We are looking for individuals with vision who will help us develop our portfolio of research and education and who will play a leading role in helping us achieve our aim of becoming one of the UK’s foremost institutions in the area of Renewable Energy Technology.

The culture of the School of Engineering and the University is open and diverse and we are committed to reflecting that in our appointment process.

For an informal discussion, potential candidates are invited to contact the Head of School, Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh on +44 (0)131 650 5566 or, or the Director of the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering, Dr Frank Mill, on +44(0)131 6505673, or

This is a full time (35 hours per week) and open ended post.

This post attracts an annual salary on the Professorial scale.

Closing date: Wednesday 17th June 2020 at 5pm.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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