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Offer: Research Associate in Urban Mobility:

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Job location: Oxford
income: £32,817 to £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a. (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 11th September 2019
Closing date: 16th October 2019
Reference: 142883

 

School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford
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. The postholder is expected to extend and complement the TSU's existing research capacity in GIS, data science and quantitative analysis to address questions on one or more of the following themes: health, wellbeing and justice; energy, climate and environment; everyday mobilities and inequality. We particularly welcome applications of researchers with the capcapability to develop models of dynamic exposure to urban environments (including built environments, distributions of wealth, pollution and crime).
The prosperous applicant will be expected to develop an independent programme of research and work to acquire research grants to fund their research activities. You will develop research questions informed by thinking in geography and the themes mentioned above and dynamic exposure to the urban environment; assemble and analyse data to address those questions; and generate original ideas by building on existing concepts. You will prepare academic papers for publication in high-quality, internationally focused, and peer-reviewed journals.
You must have a significant PhD/DPhil in geography, together with post-qualification research practice. You will have skills in one or more of the following themes related to urban transport and mobility: health, wellbeing and justice; energy, climate and environment; everyday mobilities and inequality. You will have the potential to independently plan and manage a research project, including a budget. skills in the analysis of digital/big data and/or innovative use of GIS is essential.
The post is full-time for a fixed-term of 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 Wednesday 16 October 2019, and interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 21 October 2019.
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Closing Date: 16-OCT-2019 12:00

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