|Salary:||£37,467 to £50,296 per annum (grade 7/8)|
|Placed On:||4th October 2021|
|Closes:||26th October 2021|
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Salary: starting at £37,467 to £40,927 per annum at Grade 7, or starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum at Grade 8
Closing date: 26 October 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: First week of November 2021
Expected start date: 1 February 2022 (with some flexibility)
The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), within the University of Sussex Business School, is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with Professor Karoline Rogge on the European Research Council project ‘Governing sustainable energy-mobility transitions: multi-level policy mixes, transformative capacities and low-carbon innovations’ (EMPOCI). EMPOCI will investigate how low-carbon transitions can be accelerated in the increasingly interconnected energy and mobility systems. We are looking for a candidate with a political science background, strong quantitative skills and knowledge of (energy-)mobility transitions.
Within this project, the Research Fellow will collaborate with Prof Rogge and 2 PhD students to jointly develop, apply and refine an interdisciplinary analytical framework bridging innovation/transition studies and policy studies to investigate interconnected and contested multi-sectoral deep transition processes in the energy-mobility-system. The Research Fellow will be responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative empirical research in the USA (California), which is one of the four countries studied within EMPOCI – including one year of fieldwork in the US in the first year. In addition, the Research Fellow will co-lead (together with the PI) the multi-actor survey analysis. The Research Fellow will also contribute to dissemination and stakeholder engagement activities.
Applications at either Research Fellow I level, or Research Fellow II level, are welcome.
Essential criteria for the post are:
Informal enquires can be made with Professor Karoline Rogge (firstname.lastname@example.org )
For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
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