Systems Engineer - AD2321SB
School of Chemistry
Vacancy Description
School of Chemistry (Hydrogen Accelerator), Salary: £33,797 per annum pro rata, Start: As soon as possible, Fixed term until April 2021
The Hydrogen Accelerator is a newly launched activity established to facilitate the realisation of Scotland’s hydrogen future by bringing together, public bodies, industry, research organisations and higher and further education institutions.  The Hydrogen Accelerator will enable effective and efficient implementation of hydrogen technologies into Scotland and enable economic growth into this important low carbon sector.

We are seeking to recruit a Systems Engineer who will provide effective and efficient technical support to the Hydrogen Accelerator’s technical activities.  The ideal candidate will ensure the Hydrogen Accelerator’s partners receive high quality service and advice.

This post is fixed term until April 2021 in the first instance. 

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Prof John Irvine, email:, Tel: 01334 463817.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at

In 2020 the University will establish purpose built office accommodation at Eden Campus, Guardbridge by St Andrews, to provide a state of the art working environment for a number of our Professional Services Units. It is anticipated that up to 450 Professional Services staff from a range of Units will be based in the new development at Guardbridge. 

This post may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge.

Please quote ref:  AD2321SB 

Closing Date:  25 September 2020

Further Particulars:  AD2321SB FPs.doc

School of Chemistry (Hydrogen Accelerator)
Salary: £33,797 per annum pro rata
Start: As soon as possible
Fixed term until April 2021