|£31,414 to £34,998 pro rata
|4th December 2023
|7th January 2024
Salary: £31,414 - £34,998 pro rata per annum
Duration: Fixed-term for up to 18 months / Part-time, 0.5 FTE
Closing Date: 7 January 2024
Reference Number: 024623
- ABOUT US -
We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland
Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer.
- THE ROLE -
Ulster University is seeking a Research Associate to play a key role in the AHRC funded project, Future Island-Island: Green Transition Ecosystem. This post offers an exciting opportunity for a researcher to work with a team of investigators on a national research project. Green Transition Ecosystems (GTEs) are large scale projects that focus on translating the best design-led research into real-world benefits. Capitalising on clusters of design excellence, GTEs will address distinct challenges posed by the climate crisis, including but not limited to realising net zero goals. This GTE is led by Ulster University and includes Queens University, Glasgow School of Art and University of the Arts London as well as 12 company co-investigators and 18 external partners from industry, the public sector and the community.
The post-holder will be required to liaise and work with a diverse range of stakeholders associated with the project. They will play an important role in supporting the research team to draft, publish and disseminate the findings and recommendations of the research in both academic and non-academic outlets. This includes the interpretation of research into value-added products through the design process. They will also be involved in the organisation of workshop, outreach and impact events. The post-holder will have broad knowledge and understanding of visual communications from any creative discipline.
- ABOUT YOU -
The post holder must have:
- A completed doctorate (or nearing completion) in an Arts & Humanities discipline OR Equivalent industry experience.
- Experience of conducting qualitative research, analysing and coding qualitative data.
- Experience of working with a range of stakeholders.
Please find our employee benefits on our website.
Ulster University holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality in higher education, read more on our website. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.
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