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The University of Oxford is a leader in energy research in the UK and globally. It aims to expand energy research, in particular to address the need for decarbonisation of energy.

The Director of Energy provides leadership and coordination for energy research in the university, including through the university’s Energy Network of energy researchers, with particular attention to strategic opportunities and inter-departmental links and activities.

The Director can be based in any department, but will link to energy research across the university. The Director will be supported by the Steering Group of the Energy Network and report to the Head of MPLS Division.

We welcome interest from any type of Oxford postholder.  

Anyone interested in being considered for the role should contact the current Director, Professor Nick Eyre on for an informal discussion.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send an EOI* and CV to Dr Tracy Gale (MPLS Divisional Registrar) by noon on Monday 27 April 2020.

* This should state your name, department, and post; briefly (max. 500 words) describe why you are interested in the role and what you would bring to it, given your skills and experience; and indicate whether you have in-principle support from your Head of Department.