Postdoctoral Research Impact Fellow
University of Exeter
Exeter, United Kingdom
8d ago

Global Systems Institute

The GSI wishes to appoint an outstanding,highly motivated and committed Research Impact Fellow to take a lead in ensuring the Institute delivers impactful research in partnership with other organisations, including business and philanthropically-

funded projects. The post is available immediately for an initial period of 3 years on full-time basis.

The Global Systems Institute (GSI) at Exeter is a trans-disciplinary group of researchers,teachers and partners whose goal is to look beyond single 'environmental'issues to a truly systemic view of coupled global changes in the human sphere and the biosphere, and to create and implement transformative solutions towards sustainability.

We are particularly interested in applicants who have a strong track-record of innovative applied research, exploiting complex data sets from diverse sources,implementing system thinking and modelling / analysis tools, and building effective networks to create transformative change towards sustainable solutions.

Areas of particular interest and active project partnerships include (but are not restricted to) assessing climate impacts,regenerating degraded ecosystems, quantifying the resilience of systems,evaluating ecosystem services, and open source, network approaches to tackling these challenges.

The successful applicant will be required to work closely and effectively with external project partners and colleagues based within the University's Colleges and Impact, Innovation and Business directorate.

Aboutyou

ProfessorTim Lenton shares what he is looking for in you, and what we can offer you here.

Applicants willpossess a relevant PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent qualification / experiencein a related field of study including industry.

  • The successful applicant will possesssufficient specialist knowledge to be able to develop research proposals, methodologies,projects, and outputs / products;
  • identify sources of research funding andcontribute to the process of securing funds and make presentations atconferences and other meetings in innovative ways.

    You can view the Job Description and Person Specificationdocument here.

    CurrentGSI members discuss what it's like to work here, takea look!

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

    We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

    Our research income in recent years means we're fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this.

    98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

    With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

    Benefits

    We offer some fantastic benefits including :

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
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