Professor of Geothermal Energy

Location: Based at The Lyell Centre, near Edinburgh but with operation internationally
Contract: Open-ended
Salary: Minimum £59,828 (salary dependent on experience and qualifications)
Closing Date: Sunday 23 September 2018
Reference: IRC16344

Heriot-Watt University, The Times International University of the Year 2018, has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

To celebrate our 2021 bicentenary of pioneering research we are seeking to appoint a highly-talented Professor of Geothermal Energy to join our world-leading team. This post, co-funded by the British Geological Survey (BGS), is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and aspiring individual to proactively lead and enhance the development of new, effective, and sustainable collaboration between BGS and the University.

You will form and manage a joint research group, as well as conducting first-class research, to support the expansion of our Geoenergy activities, with emphasis on characterising and modelling geothermal reservoirs. As part of your role, you will effectively contribute to postgraduate teaching, promoting and representing the University and BGS to expand existing industry facing networks.

For more information about the role and to apply, please visit

Interview date: Wednesday 31st October 2018

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posted: 24 August 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.