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Published: 15 June 2016

Vacancy research fellow in air quality control

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and talented individuals for a 36-month post–doctorate research position as a part of a Horizon 2020 funded consortium project, iSCAPE (Improving the Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe).

The position is available from 1 September 2016 in the area of air quality monitoring, low-cost pollution sensing and modelling. The work will be undertaken at the University of Surrey (UK) under the supervision of Dr Prashant Kumar.

Project background

The iSCAPE project is funded under the “Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges” scheme. It will see next-generation environmental living labs deployed in cities across Europe to improve air quality and reduce carbon footprints. The project aims to integrate and advance the control of air quality and carbon emissions in several European cities. The aim of the project is to develop sustainable and passive air pollution remediation strategies, policy interventions and behavioural change initiatives. The overall goal of iSCAPE project is to support sustainable urban development by promoting the sharing of results with policy-makers and planners using local test-cases, and providing scientific evidence ready-to-use solutions.

Our offer

As a part of this project, we offer a very challenging full-time position for 36 months from 1 September 2016 in an inspiring multidisciplinary and international environment. You will be working in a team of researchers in the UK and European project partners and therefore may need to make short stays to partner institutions for the collaborative field and modelling work. You will primarily be based at the University of Surrey (UK) in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering as a part of Dr Kumar’s research group.

For full details and to apply please follow this link Deadline for applications in the 01st July 2016

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