School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

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Research Associate vacancy for Living Architecture

We're recruiting for a Research Associate/Assistant based in the School.

This position offers the opportunity to work on a ground-breaking project which links Architecture to synthetic biology, unconventional computing and robotics. The 36 month project is part of FET (Future Emerging Technologies) Open Horizon 2020 initiative funded by EU. It aims to deliver a Living Architecture as a collaborative project by a total of 5 (additional) European partners. This is a robotically activated installation capable of purifying wastewater, reclaiming phosphate, producing new substances and responding to environmental changes. 

We are looking for a highly motivated and adaptable Research Associate to lead the coordination of the research project as well as undertaking other related teaching and research. You will be a self-starter, able to work independently and also contribute effectively in a team environment. The Newcastle project PI is Rachel Armstrong who leads the Experimental Architecture research team, you will therefore be based in Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

For more details and how to apply see the job advert.

published on: 8 April 2016