|Salary:||£33,199 to £39,609 plus £2166 London Weighting|
|Placed On:||9th November 2018|
|Closes:||6th December 2018|
Part Time Fixed Term to 31 March 2021
Brunel Design is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow (Project Researcher) with experience in in research projects in the commercial and/or academic context to enhance the delivery of our exciting new research and innovation programme Impacting Business by Design (IBbD). The project aims to bring about lasting improvements to the productivity and competitiveness of businesses (SMEs and larger enterprises) across the UK by improving their ability to successfully develop and commercialise new products and services. The IBbD programme is funded with a £4.648 million grant by Research England, under Connecting Capability Fund (CCF).
The core team consists of three interconnected professional design studios at Brunel University London, De Montfort and Nottingham Trent, which will carry out a range of collaborative projects with qualifying businesses. The additional partners include the British Industrial Design Association (BIDA), the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) and the Manufacturers’ Organisation (EEF).
The appointee will support a core team of full-time design practitioners, academics and researchers to engage in collaborative design innovation projects with businesses of different types by providing research input to its activities, covering two key-areas:
Applicants must have a a further degree in a relevant subject area such as design, engineering or business/management (e.g. a PhD or MBA) or experience in a relevant field of research.
The appointee should have a proven track record (publications) in planning and managing quantitative and qualitative research projects methods and data analysis methods and ideally experience in contemporary professional design practice, new product development and innovative design approaches.
The Project Researcher will:
For more information, please contact: Dr Vanja Garaj, Head of Design and PI (firstname.lastname@example.org, 01895 266 964).
Closing date: 6 December 2018
For further details and to apply please visit https://careers.brunel.ac.uk
*This position does not meet the University criteria for Tier 2 sponsorship.
COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND REPRESENTING THE DIVERSITY OF THE COMMUNITY WE SERVE
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