Manchester Architecture Research Centre / Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine


Ref: HUM/91274

Salary £28,839 – 35,469 per annum

The post is to support the ESRC-funded project ‘Climate Science in Urban Design: a Historical and Comparative Study of Applied Urban Climatology’. You will work under the direction of Professor Michael Hebbert in the Architecture Research Centre, School of Environment and Development, and Dr Vladimir Jankovic in the Centre for the History of Science Medicine and echnology, Faculty of Life Sciences. The project spans the disciplines of urban climatology and urban design, and involves historical research as well as contemporary case studies in New York, Manchester, Stuttgart and Yokohama. The post will be available from 1 January 2010 for twenty months in the first instance, and is suited to an early-career researcher with experience in one or more aspects of this interdisciplinary project. For more details of the research groups involved, please see the websites:

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Michael Hebbert, +44 (0)161 275 6898 or email [email protected]; or to Dr Vladimir Jankovic, email [email protected]

Application forms and further particulars are available to download at Completed applications and accompanying documents (as detailed in the further particulars) should be sent to [email protected].

If you are unable to go online, you can request a hard copy of the details from the Directorate of Human Resources, Humanities HR Lime Grove, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL. Tel: +44 (0)161 275 8838; Fax: +44 161 275 2064; email: [email protected]

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

Closing date: Friday 30 October 2009

Interview date: Friday 13 November 2009