Research Associate - Horizon 2020 Project ENTRANCES (Maternity Cover)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 04 Oct 2021

A part-time, fixed-term Research Associate position is offered by the School of Geography and Planning to support the work of the Horizon 2020 Project ENTRANCES (Energy TRANsitions from Coal and carbon: Effects on Societies). 

The post is to cover a period of maternity leave and is offered at 0.5fte for up to 9 months. The post will start on 1st September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

The post-holder will be responsible for reviewing the current literature (academic and policy) on energy transitions in Wales; undertaking qualitative research with key stakeholders; supporting the work of consortium partners and facilitating a small survey of households in Wales. 

The post-holder should be able to demonstrate a commitment to policy-relevant research and a strong command of the energy transitions landscape in Wales, particularly relating to social and economic implications. 

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate their ability to work independently as well as forming part of a small team. 

There is a strong emphasis on written publications and the post-holder will be supported to develop the findings for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum (Grade 6)

For informal enquiries about the post please contact . 

For further information about the School of Geography and Planning, please visit

Closing date: Monday, 4 October 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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