14 Dec 2017

Vacancy: Early Stage Researcher (Innovation and Transitions)

The ENSYSTRA consortium is now recruiting 15 outstanding Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) for the interdisciplinary ENSYSTRA training network.

The ENSYSTRA consortium is now recruiting 15 outstanding Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) for the interdisciplinary ENSYSTRA training network. One of these positions focuses on energy innovation and transitions and is available in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh.

You will perform research on incumbents in the energy industry and their role in the low carbon transition. You will follow the ENSYSTRA training programme consisting of annual summer schools and workshops and participate in two industrial and one academic secondment abroad. You will be registered as a PhD student in the School of Social and Political Science, and will submit a PhD thesis at the end of the project.

This full time (35 hours) fixed term post is available from 2 April 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter, for 3 years. You should hold a Masters with at least 65% average, as well as an Undergraduate degree, in the social sciences or a science and engineering area with a focus on energy studies. You must meet PhD admission and EU mobility requirements.

Salary: ARC £27,053 per annum plus £4867 mobility allowance.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) 12th January 2018.

To apply, please see:
 https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=042259