University of Exeter Business School
This UKRI funded post is available from 1st July 2022 to 31st December 2024.
The College wishes to recruit an Industrial Impact Fellow to support the work of Professor’s Fiona Charnley, Peter Hopkinson and the wider CE-Hub team. You will be responsible for supporting the UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub (CE-Hub) in the development and dissemination of new knowledge and evidence to support circular economy implementation across academic, industrial and government stakeholders.
The CE-Hub is part of the £30M UKRI National Circular Economy Research (NICER) Programme including five UK Circular Economy Centres of Excellence. The role will involve collaborating with researchers from across the five centres and other major UKRI grants, as well as industrial and government stakeholders, to effectively engage the circular economy community in the activities of the programme, as well as synthesising and communicating outputs and outcomes.
Activities will include the development of multi-stakeholder case studies, contributing to the development and maintenance of the CE-Hub Knowledge Platform, working with project partners and stakeholders to realise opportunities for circular economy implementation, creation of progress reports and white papers to communicate progress to a wider range of audiences, relationship management and the management of business development opportunities. You will be responsible for developing and delivering short term research projects with the potential for high impact using a consistent and repeatable methodology, to be delivered in collaboration with the CE-Hub team.
The post will include:
The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Applicants will be able to demonstrate sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop a programme of research, experience of using a range of methods and approaches to effectively communicate technical research findings to a diverse range of stakeholders including academic, policy, industrial and societal audiences.
What we can offer you
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 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). 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 the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). 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. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
For further information please contact Fiona Charnley, firstname.lastname@example.org
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