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Position: Senior Research Fellow in Cities, Climate and Innovation
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is a department within UCL and part of The Bartlett faculty, known internationally for its radical thinking about space, design and sustainability. The work of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is influencing global policy decisions and creating new policy collaborations to deliver public value-driven innovations; UCLs Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is seeking a Senior Research Fellow in Cities, Climate and Innovation, to work on a project in our Green Economy and Sustainable Growth research and policy engagement area; The successful candidate will explore innovation systems and approaches, supporting economic models that could be developed to support the green transition at a systems level, as applied to multiple partner regions, cities and other systems. The PELICAN project focuses this research specifically on urban transitions. The role-holder will also be able to draw on and contribute to work on other city and region based green economy projects at IIPP, also linked to IIPPs strategic relationship with EIT Climate-KIC; This is a fixed term position until May 2021 in the first instance, and further funding might become available
Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in urban development, urban transitions, urban development, the built environment, or a related topic area. We are seeking for a candidate with extensive experience conducting high quality qualitative and quantitative research to lead IIPPs path-breaking research on green economy; The position presents an excellent opportunity to shape an innovative field of research, influence policy at the highest levels, and contribute more broadly to a fast paced and rapidly growing academic department
   
Text: Senior Research Fellow in Cities, Climate and Innovation, - Ref:1869494 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,674 - £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is a department within UCL and part of The Bartlett faculty, known internationally for its radical thinking about space, design and sustainability. The work of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is influencing global policy decisions and creating new policy collaborations to deliver public value-driven innovations. UCLs Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is seeking a Senior Research Fellow in Cities, Climate and Innovation, to work on a project in our Green Economy and Sustainable Growth research and policy engagement area. The successful candidate will explore innovation systems and approaches, supporting economic models that could be developed to support the green transition at a systems level, as applied to multiple partner regions, cities and other systems. The PELICAN project focuses this research specifically on urban transitions. The role-holder will also be able to draw on and contribute to work on other city and region based green economy projects at IIPP, also linked to IIPPs strategic relationship with EIT Climate-KIC. This is a fixed term position until May 2021 in the first instance, and further funding might become available. Key Requirements The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in urban development, urban transitions, urban development, the built environment, or a related topic area. We are seeking for a candidate with extensive experience conducting high quality qualitative and quantitative research to lead IIPPs path-breaking research on green economy. The position presents an excellent opportunity to shape an innovative field of research, influence policy at the highest levels, and contribute more broadly to a fast paced and rapidly growing academic department. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or about the application process, or would like to discuss the position, please contact Dr Tania Alcantarilla (t.alcantarilla@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 17 Aug 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date w/c 03 September 2020 This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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