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The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint an outstanding researcher and teacher to a permanent post in the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS) Subject Group of the School of Social and Political Science.
The person appointed will be expected to engage actively in research, teaching, and administration, and to play a full part in the collegial life of the subject area and the School.
It is essential that the successful candidate present a research profile which is at the forefront of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, particularly as applied to understanding and addressing the challenges of environmental sustainability, broadly understood to include (but not restricted to) eco-innovation, energy systems and policy, sustainable transitions, and environmental modelling and monitoring.
In addition to contributing to achieving the highest possible REF grade, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to provide leadership in developing and delivering research programmes in this area, and in achieving wider impact through knowledge exchange and engagement.
Depending on level of appointment, the position will attract an annual salary of £37,012 to £44,166 (UE08) or £46,846 to £52,706 (UE09).
The deadline for applications is 4 February 2013, and the successful applicant will be expected to take up the post no later than 1 September 2013.
For more information about the post and details of application procedures, see https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=007047
Informal inquiries regarding this post may be addressed to the Head of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, Dr Steve Sturdy, at the address below.
Dr Steve Sturdy
Head of Subject, Science Technology and Innovation Studies University of Edinburgh, Old Surgeons' Hall High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ
email: [log in to unmask]
tel: 44 (0) 131 651 4741
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