Research Fellow in Transformative Innovation Policy

University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics

Starting at £32,004 and rising to £38,183 (Research Fellow I)

Starting at £39,324 and rising to £46,924 (Research Fellow II)

The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), within the School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc) at the University of Sussex, is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow at level I or II (see relevant job description) with knowledge of transitions theory to work on Transformative Innovation Policy research as part of the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium.

This role will include assisting in the development of the five year programme of TIPC, participating in country reviews and case study work using the Transformative Innovation Learning History methodology, and helping to develop frameworks for science, technology policy country evaluations.

The successful candidate will work directly with Professor Johan Schot and researchers in TIPC and will take part in co-creation work with policy makers and funding agencies. You will also prepare publications with other research team members and contribute to networking activities.

You should have excellent knowledge of transitions theory, in particular Multi Level Perspective and Strategic Niche Management. You should also have experience in and an ability to network and work with policy makers (in co-creation processes).

As a large proportion of the work is likely to be with Spanish speaking, Latin American countries language skills are an advantage.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity

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