Senior Research Fellow
- Full Time
This is a full-time/fixed term opportunity for three years.
Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world. Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.
As the top modern university in Scotland for Research Power, our Centre for Climate Justice is a strategically positioned research centre which is taking a global lead in the delivery of high quality policy relevant research for development, teaching and learning and broadening knowledge in the area of climate justice. We work in partnerships to create innovative solutions to real world problems.
This exciting fixed term opportunity to join the team taking on a key leading research position in the roll out of its research portfolio is now available.
Candidates will be expected to have specialist knowledge and expertise in social/climate justice, human impacts of climate change, resilience and adaptation which will complement existing areas of research strength within the Centre.
The successful candidate will have a PhD with relevant experience in post graduate research student supervision, leading and delivering research projects or programmes (including reporting and financial management), attracting research funding and track record of journal publications commensurate with career. Whilst proficient at academic writing, the preferred candidate will also be a critical thinker with excellent team leadership and communication skills.
The role will require working using their own initiative and may be required to travel to national and international meetings as and when required.
If you would you like to discuss further or have any questions on this opportunity, please contact Professor Tahseen Jafry, Director of the Centre for Climate Justice by emailing at T.Jafry@gcu.ac.uk
The Centre for Climate Justice is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women¹s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, flexible working, cycle to work scheme, child care vouchers and onsite childcare facilities.
Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.
Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).
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