|Salary:||£30,395 to £39,609 With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.|
|Placed On:||12th April 2019|
|Closes:||2nd June 2019|
Fixed term until 31st August 2022
The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a 0.5 fte Research Fellow in Future Thinking with effect from 1st September 2019 until 31st August 2022. The Fellow will work in close partnership with Professor Max Saunders, and contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a specified range of activities within a specific interdisciplinary research project based between the College of Arts and Law and the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.
The successful candidate will:
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We seek someone with a successfully examined PhD and research interests in modern and contemporary culture and society. The Fellow’s disciplinary background is likely to include one or more of the following: STS, Informatics, Sociology, Medicine, Neurology, Medical Humanities, Digital Humanities, Cultural Studies, Geography, Environmental Science, Architecture, Engineering, Philosophy, International Relations, or Security Studies; though applicants with relevant interests in other fields may also apply. The successful candidate will have a high level of analytical capabilities
The project will undertake a comparative study of the methodologies of future thinking across a broad range of disciplines, taking in concepts of forecasting, foresight, horizon scanning, urban planning, climate science, scenario planning etc.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Rob Doolan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview date to be confirmed.
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