Research Assistant/Associate - B84088R

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Newcastle University Business School

Salary
£26,829 - £28,452 (without PhD) per annum, pro rata
£29,301 - £38,183 (PhD Awarded) per annum, pro-rata

This post is fixed term for 7 months at 0.52 FTE.

Newcastle University Business School invites applications for a fixed-term Research Assistant/Associate to undertake work on translational and multidisciplinary research on agri-food resilience reviewing specific supply chains, in collaboration with industrial partners. You will be supported to report upon their contribution to this research at a suitable conference agreed in conjunction with the PI, and will undertake the following duties: research with industrial partners; liaison between the PI, academic and partners; primary data gathering and analysis; and supply chain mapping of node activities.

You should have experience in areas of supply chain, operations and logistics management, an MSc in a related area, and good analytical and report writing skills.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Graeme Heron at Graeme.Heron@newcastle.ac.uk.

Further information about the Business School and its research can be found here: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/about/.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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