Research Fellow

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Science and Technology

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

The Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) is a globally renowned research institute. We have won grants from 5 of the UK research councils and currently have several active European projects as well as several research projects with government and business.

We're now looking to recruit an exceptional researcher to join our research active and collaborative team. By joining a truly interdisciplinary institute, you’ll contribute to the GSI’s national and global reputation in research. Your background will complement one or more of our focus areas. These include (but are not limited to) societal and environmental resilience, socio-technical and socio-environmental systems, sustainable consumption including energy, water and food, finance, policy and political systems, and education for sustainability. You’ll bring your own strengths and research focus to the GSI and be expected to apply for external income.

With a PhD or Professional Doctorate or near completion, you’ll have excellent advocacy and interpersonal skills, as well as a track record initiating or contributing to collaborative projects. You’ll also have research experience undertaken in a relevant field as well as experience of writing concise but comprehensive reports/papers.

It is expected that interviews will take place on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

Closing Date - 10 September 2017

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification from the vacancy page via the apply button below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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