Early Career Fellowships on A Sustainable and Resilient Built Environment-Egypt

Opportunity type : Fellowship or post-graduate programmes
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Opportunity: Early Career Fellowships on A Sustainable and Resilient Built Environment Research Agenda

Department/College: Civil and Environmental Engineering / Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences

Location: Brunel University London, Uxbridge Campus

Brunel University London was established in 1966 and is a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive technology university delivering economic, social and cultural benefits. The University has been awarded a grant by the British Council through the International Science Partnerships Fund to appoint three early career fellows, each for a minimum of 6 and up to 12 months, from Egypt to collaborate internationally and gain access to new research environments, facilities, knowledge, and expertise, to enhance the quality of their research environments.

Fellows must:

  • Be a permanent resident in Egypt;
  • Be an Early Career Researcher;
  • Not currently in receipt of financial support or funding towards any other programme in the UK from any other sources;
  • Meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI if applicable;
  • Have a background or a proven interest in construction materials/structures, low-carbon and carbon-negative cement & concrete; use cement and concrete as a carbon sink; valorisation of construction & demolition waste; molecular dynamics or thermodynamics modelling of hydration of cement or alternative cement or carbon absorption by cement or alternative cement, etc. Be willing to demonstrate future contributions to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after completing the fellowship programme; and
  • Agree to maintain contact with the British Council for purposes of monitoring and evaluation during and after the fellowship.

Besides the application form, you need to upload your: (1) Curriculum vitae (C.V.); (2) a two-page maximum cover letter explaining your meet eligibility and desirable criteria; and (3) a case of support for the fellowship (up to four pages) including (a) a description of your recent work and any planned research outputs; (b) the research work you will conduct in your fellowship aligned with sustainable and resilient built environment research agenda; and (3) how you think this fellowship will help in your contribution to the capacity-building and socio-economic advancement of Egypt.

Countries covered:

  • Egypt