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Research Fellow in Sustainability Transitions

Centre for Environment & Sustainability

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £34,308 to £42,155 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 12 February 2023
Reference:  002923-R

The Institute for Sustainability | University of Surrey is offering an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow position in the area of Sustainability Transitions. This is fixed term contract position available for up to two and a half years, starting as soon as possible.

In this role, the Research Fellow would lead several research initiatives and provide essential support in the delivery of large research project(s), as part of the Institute's programme. The Fellow will be joining a transdisciplinary team of other scientists, innovators and industry experts from the University and beyond.

The successful candidate will be in charge of leading key research programmes in line with their research interests and also facilitate the development of new applied methodologies and approaches.

The ideal candidates should hold a PhD with significant experience in either the social or natural and technical sciences. We welcome applicants from a diverse background in a wide range of disciplines. 

If you are an enthusiastic individual who shares our ethos of “Research and Action”, we would be delighted to hear from you.

By joining the Institute, you will receive unique opportunities to conduct novel research that leads to impact and make connections which will help for your next stage of career in either academia or industry.

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 21 February 2023.

For more information about the role or the Institute please contact Nathalie Hinds, N.hinds@surrey.ac.uk 

Please submit your CV and a covering letter with your application.

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Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£33,314) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate.  Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£34,308).


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