Announcement of Opportunity: UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) Director

Deadline for applications: 4pm 21 November 2019

The Announcement of Opportunity was updated on 11 November 2019 to include the confirmed interview date of Thursday 19 December 2019.

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), on behalf of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), are inviting applications for a new interdisciplinary director of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC).

EPSRC, ESRC and NERC, as part of their contribution to the UKRI Energy Programme, are supporting Phase 4 of UKERC. The Research Councils have funded UKERC since 2004, and in the current phase have made a significant investment of £18 million with funding provided from 2019 for 5 years.

UKERC acts a focal point for UK energy research and a gateway between the UK and the international energy research communities and carries out world-class research into sustainable future energy systems. Its interdisciplinary, whole systems research informs UK policy development and strategies of public, private and third sector organisations.

The Director will be responsible for the overall leadership of UKERC, including oversight, co-ordination and integration of the research programme.

Further details about this opportunity, including the job specification for this role can be found in the Announcement of Opportunity.

UKERC Director – Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 429KB)

For all enquiries, please contact:

Amy Vitale


Tel: 01793 442594