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Dear All,

Please could you circulate the following job advert to anyone who might be 
interested in applying.

Thanks.

Mary.



     THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
     DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE 

     CENTRE FOR URBAN AND REGIONAL ECOLOGY

     MODELLER (ref 421/99) & RESEARCHER (ref 422/99) 

     The Department of Planning and Landscape, University of
     Manchester is seeking a systems modeller and a researcher for two
     leading-edge sustainability projects to be conducted through the
     newly established Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE).

     The first project is the 'Regional Interactive Sustainability
     Atlas' (RISA), supported by the EPSRC Sustainable Cities
     Programme.  This is a pioneering application of IT for
     interactive modelling and visualisation of regional futures.  The
     second project is the 'Resource Flow Audit' (REFA), supported by
     the'Biffaward' landfill fund, a detailed material metabolism
     analysis of the North West region.  Both projects involve working
     with active research and stakeholder groups and are being
     conducted in partnership with regional agencies in the North
     West. 

     CURE is being established as a Centre with a leading-edge
     portfolio of projects in urban and regional sustainability,
     eco-restoration and landscape futures.  We are seeking
     self-starting and multi-disciplinary people, with a high level of
     technical and communication skills.  GIS experience is essential
     for the modeller post. 

     The posts are on the Research scale 15735 to 23651 p.a
     depending on skills and experience for 18-24 months with likely
     continuation.  

     Informal enquiries to Cindy Warwick, tel: 0161 275 6903, email:
     [log in to unmask] or see
     http://www.art.man.ac.uk/planning/sustain

     Application forms (returnable by 23 June 1999) and further
     particulars are available from the Office of the Director of
     Personnel, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester,
     M13 9PL.  Tel: 0161 275 2028, Fax: 0161 275 2221/2471, Minicom:
     0161 275 7889, email: [log in to unmask], Website:
     http://www.man.ac.uk  Please quote appropriate reference number. 

AS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER THE UNIVERSITY 
WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED PEOPLE 
FROM ALL SECTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY REGARDLESS OF RACE, 
RELIGION, GENDER OR DISABILITY.

Dr Mary Parkinson
National Centre for Business and Ecology
University of Salford
Manchester M5 4WT

Tel:  0161 295 5276
Fax:  0161 295 5041

http://www.ncbe.co.uk


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