Senior Research Associate in Urban Mobility

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  • University of Oxford, Oxford, UK View on Map
  • Post Date: June 10, 2019
  • Apply Before : July 17, 2019
  • Salary: £40,000.00 - £48,000.00 / Yearly
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  • Proposed Salary £48,677 P.a.
  • Career Level Managerial
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Education
  • Qualifications PhD

Job Description

School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford
Grade 8: £40,792 – £48,677 p.a.

The Transport Studies Unit (TSU) is looking to make a strategic appointment to strengthen its reputation of international excellence in social science research on urban transport and mobility. TSU research has a clear urban focus and addresses issues relate to urban transport and mobilities across the global North and South.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent programme of research and to build their own team of researchers within the wider TSU environment who will be working with the postholder on one or more externally funded research projects. Part of the postholder’s programme of work will be to acquire research grants to fund their research programme. You will develop research questions informed by recent thinking in Geography and cognate social sciences on the themes mentioned below; assemble and analyse data to address those questions; and generate original ideas by building on existing concepts.

You must have a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with significant post-qualification research experience. You will have expertise in one or more of the following themes related to urban transport and mobility: health, wellbeing and justice; energy, climate and environment; the politics and governance of mobility; everyday mobilities and inequality. You will also have the ability to independently plan and manage a research project, including a budget and making grant applications. A strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field is essential.

The post is full-time for 3 years.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 15 July 2019, and interviews will be held week commencing 26 August 2019.

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