|Salary:||£35,333 to £40,931 per annum|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||3rd March 2023|
We are ranked in the world’s top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.
About the role:
Smoking related litter, especially cigarette butts, are one of the most littered plastic items worldwide. They are also a major contributor to microplastic litter. We are seeking to recruit a high-calibre Postdoctoral Researcher to facilitate a Delphi study into global approaches to mitigating strategies for smoking related litter with the ultimate goal to provide an expert-based, research-led database of most optimal solutions to smoking related litter. This will prompt international knowledge-sharing, debate and inform the development and assessment of further solutions to this global problem. This is a 18-month role in the first instance with prospects for an extension.
With a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject, you’ll be creative, motivated and have experience in relevant qualitative and quantitative research methods and excellent project management skills. You will also have excellent ITC, written and oral communication skills.
Please note this post is fixed term for 18 months. Interviews will take place towards the end of March.
We are fully committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science and are keen to accommodate staff with family or caring responsibilities. You will be required to work such hours as are reasonably necessary to perform your duties and may involve occasional evening or weekend work. Flexible working requests are welcomed.
For informal inquiries please contact: Dr Dannielle Green at firstname.lastname@example.org, Dr Bas Boots at email@example.com or Professor Chris Foulds at firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about working with us.
We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.
Visit our benefits page for full details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
For a list of key requirements, please click the apply button to download the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.
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