Research Fellow in Software and Internet Application Development
City Site

Job reference: 05879

Location: City Site

Closing date: 02/01/2019

Salary : Grade G (£27,830 - £32,236 p.a.)

Department: College of Art Architecture Design and Humanities

School/Section : School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Post Ref : N1262

Additional Information:This is will be a full time post for two years commencing from 4th February 2019 if work permit is not required, or 4th March 2019 if work permit is required.

Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

2017 has been a year full of prizes, publicity and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. All of these achievements are testament to the passion, ideas and ambition of our workforce.

Our rise up the league tables, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships, while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Most notably we have been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research. We are now looking for more passionate, ambitious people to join us and help build the university of the future.

The post holder will conduct research in the area of software and Internet application development for sustainable products and services. One of the major tasks is to develop a solution for remote access an off-line software package, such as LCA (life cycle assessment) tools, via the Internet. The following knowledge and experience are expected:

  • Software programming using Java.
  • Development of database based on SQL method enabling client users to retrieve the analytic results obtained from an off-line software package over the Internet.
  • Programming of application programming interface (API), with the use of JSON or XML, for communication with external data services.

The post will be based at Nottingham Trent University and work for the CIRC4Life project supported by the European Commission’s H2020 programme, consisting of 17 partners across eight EU countries with Nottingham Trent University as the lead partner.

Closing date 02 January 2019

Interview date  18 January 2019

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Daizhong Su, on +44 (0)115 8482306 or via email

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.


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