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Post-doctoral Researcher & Project Writer

Heriot-Watt University

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,309 to £40,927
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2022
Closes: 31st January 2022
Job Ref: 1771

The Centre for Networks and Enterprise Excellence in the School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University intends to recruit one post-doc researcher.  The post holder will:

  1. aid in the development of new projects and
  2. support the analysis of sophisticated data sets.

The person we seek to appoint should demonstrate competence as a researcher and data scientist.  We seek to further develop projects in network analysis and quantitative social science. The successful candidate should have experience with project writing in the UK and/or Europe, demonstrate project writing skills and a good understanding of challenges in research design.  They should hold a PhD (or be close to submitting) in a cognate subject.  

Our team currently works on a number of competitively funded projects on innovation and knowledge networks, the finance of industrial decarbonization and the syndication of venture capital among others.  We look for a researcher that will be able to work in a team and help us develop our research questions into new projects.  The researcher will join the network science lab of the Centre for Networks and Enterprise Excellence.  She or he will be expected to work closely with other post-doc researchers and the PhD student members of the team.  The post holder will have multiple co-authoring opportunities as well as research and administrative support.   

This is a full time appointment, for 30 months in the first instance, to commence in February 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. We will consider flexible working arrangements. 

You can approach Professor Dimitris Christopoulos (D.Christopoulos@hw.ac.uk) for an informal discussion about this appointment. 

How to Apply:

For full role information, please go to: 

https://enzj.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/1771/?utm_medium=jobshare

Applications to include: 

  1. CV
  2. covering letter outlining background and experience in project acquisition
  3. sample of written work (papers, reports etc)
  4. references from previous research appointments (if any).

This is a fixed term Grade 7 role, salary £33,309 - £40,927.

Heriot-Watt University is committed to securing equality of opportunity in employment and to the creation of an environment in which individuals are selected, trained, promoted, appraised and otherwise treated on the sole basis of their relevant merits and abilities.  Equality and diversity are all about maximising potential and creating a culture of inclusion for all.

Heriot-Watt University values diversity across our University community and welcomes applications from all sectors of society, particularly from underrepresented groups. For more information, please see our website https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/services/equality-diversity.htm and also our award-winning work in Disability Inclusive Science Careers https://disc.hw.ac.uk/

Ref: VACANCY NUMBER - 1771

Closing date is 1pm on the 31st January 2021. 

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