Research Associate

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Social Sciences - Sheffield University Management School

Contract Type: Fixed-term for 15 months

Are you interested in working for a top-ranked Management School which has achieved accreditation from the three largest and most influential business school associations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS? 

With world-class facilities, ground-breaking research and cutting-edge thinking, we are seeking applications from ambitious, highly motivated and talented individuals who will be keen to play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the Management School’s international reputation for research, teaching excellence and innovation.

We are looking to appoint a Research Associate (RA) to work on the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)-funded programme ‘TWENTY65: Tailored Water Solutions for Positive Impact’. TWENTY65 represents a consortium of six universities, led by the University of Sheffield, tackling the challenge of providing water for all in the future.  The job provides an exciting and unique opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary consortium addressing a significant set of organisational and societal challenges.

You will hold a PhD in a relevant area (or equivalent qualifications/experience) in Occupational/ Organizational Psychology or a relevant social science discipline, the ability to produce high quality research publications for appropriate career stage, and experience of working in a multidisciplinary research project team.  

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect.  We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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