|Salary:||£34,189 to £39,609|
|Placed On:||18th January 2019|
|Closes:||17th February 2019|
The Kent School of Architecture are seeking a Research Associate to work under clear guidance of a Principal Investigator to carry our research developing new evaluation methods and analysing data. This is part of an international, inter-disciplinary project that aims at ascertaining the potential for urban agriculture to utilise untapped urban resources (in particular water, energy and organic waste), using an urban metabolism framework of analysis.
The research project involves: the formulation of a framework of analysis, the identification of case studies in the UK; the gathering and analysis of data from case studies; and the extrapolation of data to generate urban scenarios in which the potential of a city to produce food using local resources will be identified.
If you have previous experience in action-research or any research based on interaction with stakeholders or co-creation and have knowledge on current debate on urban agriculture, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
As a Research Associate you will:
To be successful in this role you will have:
The Kent School of Architecture is based in the Marlowe Building at the heart of the Canterbury campus.
Kent School of Architecture has been established for over 10 years at the University, commencing operation in 2005. The School has quickly established a reputation for the high quality of its teaching provision, and has now reached steady state in terms of undergraduate student numbers, with recruitment very strong at high tariff and a suite of masters’ programmes and a PhD programme.
Start date for applications: 18 January 2019
Closing date for applications: 17 February 2019
Interviews are to be held: 25 February 2019
Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on email@example.com quoting ref number: HUM0897.
Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV (which includes a list of your publications) and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.
CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.
This position is part-time 0.6fte and fixed-term until May 2021.
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