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Research Fellow

University of York - School for Business and Society

Location: York
Salary: £44,263 to £54,395 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd February 2024
Closes: 19th March 2024
Job Ref: 13140

Department

The School of Business and Society is uniquely placed to lead business and public policy action to tackle complex social and environmental issues and deliver sustainable inclusive growth. We're combining and amplifying strengths in responsible business management, social and public policy, social work and public management, to create an environment that will help develop the ethical leaders of tomorrow. Our interdisciplinary School brings together a ground breaking combination of disciplines. We'll deliver real societal impact through research which looks at key debates in public policy, business and society.

Role

Based in York, we are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and skilled Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our dynamic research team and contribute to cutting-edge research on sustainability impact assessment in domestic production systems and agri-food trade in the UK. As a key member of the multidisciplinary team of people working on transforming food systems, you will play a crucial role in the Integrative Methods work package (CCT1 of The H3 Program funded by the UKRI), where you will collaborate with other work packages and cross-cutting themes to develop new metrics and assess multi-scale vulnerabilities of proposed interventions. Your expertise in Life Cycle Assessments and/ or other innovative integrated methods will be instrumental in evaluating the sustainability impact of various interventions and policy options on environmental, social, and economic dimensions.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills, experience, and qualifications:

  • Educational Background: A Ph.D. in Management, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Agricultural Economics, Agri-food or a related field is required. Your doctoral research should have focused on some aspects of sustainability assessment.
  • Research Expertise: Proven experience in conducting research on two or more areas from sustainability impact assessment and a strong background in using any two or more integrated methods such as Participatory workshops, Delphi, Meta-analysis of secondary datasets, Multi-criteria decision analysis, Hybrid Spatial Life Cycle Assessment, Panel Data analysis, Scenario Building approaches, or Digital Twins.
    • Experience of carrying out both independent and collaborative research and writing up research work for publication with demonstrable experience of co-production of research and participant involvement
    • Demonstrated experience or ability to design multi-disciplinary research projects and write funding proposals
  • Publication Record: A track record of publishing research in high-ranking peer-reviewed journals (or ABS4*) is desirable.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: Ability to collaborate with researchers from diverse disciplines and engage with stakeholders in the agricultural and food sectors to develop comprehensive sustainability impact assessments.

This is a fixed term contract until 31 December 2025.

Interview date: to be confirmed

For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Sonal Choudhary on sonal.choudhary@york.ac.uk

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