Aston University

Aston University

Biochar Clean Tech Knowledge Exchange Associate (Internal Only) (0242-24)

Biochar Clean Tech Knowledge Exchange Associate (Internal Only) EBRI Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum (pro-rata) Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/03/2025)

Basis: Part Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 21 May 2024 Interview Date: Tuesday 04 June 2024 Reference: 0242-24 Release Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

The Energy and Bio-products Research Institute (EBRI) and Aston Business School require a specialist with expertise in taking low carbon products and services to market and generating commercial and research collaborations with business. The role will focus on commercialization of products such as biochar and associated co-products in regional, UK and overseas markets.

If successful, you will provide specialist expertise in developing business collaborations, working with regional networks and the introduction of low carbon products to business as part of a regional clean tech innovation accelerator project. You will be required to work closely with a multi- disciplinary team comprised of academics, business development professionals and industry partners to support new sustainable, commercial opportunities.

Experience of working with businesses of all sizes to introduce low carbon products and a results orientated approach are essential.

Although this work is in a structured environment, a high degree of initiative is required in order to achieve the required results in dynamic market places.

For further information about this position, please contact Tim Miller (EBRI Project Manager) on 0121 204 3583 or [email protected].

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Job details


Biochar Clean Tech Knowledge Exchange Associate (Internal Only) (0242-24)


Aston University


United Kingdom


May 08, 2024

Application deadline

May 21, 2024

Job type



Chemistry,Business and Economics,Engineering,Physics

About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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