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Research Associate - Industrial Decarbonisation in Insecure Times

Cardiff University - School of Psychology

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th October 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: 12517BR

Cardiff University School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work on a project exploring ‘Industrial Decarbonisation in Insecure Times’. The Associate will deliver research contributing to two linked projects based in South Wales: the EPSRC funded IDRIC (Industrial Decarbonisation Research Centre) and the FLEXIS (Flexible Integrated Energy Systems) research project in Wales. The successful candidate will carry out original community-based research with a focus upon public responses to the risks and insecurities arising from industrial decarbonisation proposals in South Wales. You will also contribute to the excellence of the research of both the FLEXIS programme and IDRIC Centre, including delivery of targets for grant capture and impact. Your research will lead to the publication of work in high-quality journals, and through collaborative work you will inspire others within the research team.

This position is full time (35 hours per week) fixed term, available from 1st October 2021 until 30 June 2023.

Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum (Grade 6).  It is not expected to appoint above Grade 6.30, £34,304 per annum.

Responsible to: Professor Nick Pidgeon and Professor Karen Henwood, Principal Investigators
For informal enquiries contact Professor Nick Pidgeon or Professor Karen Henwood , 

Closing Date: Friday, 29 October 2021
This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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