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27 September 2022

Post-doctoral position in economics or territorial geography at LEREPS (ENSFEA Toulouse) in collaboration with UMR GEODE (UT2J, Toulouse)

Location: ENSFEA Toulouse, 2 Route de Narbonne, BP 22687, 31326 Castanet-Tolosan
Category: Fixed-term, full-time contract agent
Duration: 9 months

ENSFEA is recruiting a post-doctoral fellow within LEREPS (in collaboration with UMR GEODE) for a period of 9 months full-time from 01/09/2022. He/she will be brought to carry out semi-structured interviews with players in the wool sector in Occitanie.

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Detailed transcripts of interviews will not necessarily be desired, on the other hand summary sheets of the characteristics of each actor/case studied will be required. The post-doctoral fellow should also participate in the analysis and promotion of the results of the survey carried out in collaboration with the entire team. the post-doctoral fellow will be free to choose the methods of analysis of the interviews (analysis texts, mobilization of social network analyses, historical analysis, etc.) and the media for publication or promotion of results.

Location: ENSFEA-Castanet Tolosan. The post-doctoral student will also carry out part of his time within the GEODE unit of UT2J. Trips to be planned on the scale of Occitania. B license and vehicle required.

Integration into the research team: the candidate will be particularly encouraged to work with Rachel Levy (MCF in economics at LEREPS: http://lereps.sciencespo-toulouse.fr/) and with Jean-Michel Minovez (professor of history
economy within GEODE https://geode.univ-tlse2.fr/). He. she will get involved in the two research units as well as to the activities of the PAACTE project as a whole.

Application deadline: Until the candidacy is fulfilled
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19 September 2022

Three Research Associate positions at University of Glasgow (Grade 7) in:

  • Digital Footprints Data

The job requires expert knowledge in data-intensive social research methods and substantiated knowledge of computational research methods applied to DFD (e.g., spatial analytics, data visualisation, machine learning, simulations etc.), as well as an interest in critical data studies with emphasis on the implications of social and spatial inequalities.

Salary will be Grade 7, £37,474 – £42,155 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term until 30th September 2024.

  • Urban Transport Analytics

You will have the opportunity to become familiar with new forms of data relevant to transport and urban mobility, helping to develop current data resources and identify new opportunities to expand these. You will play a central role in developing and supporting the community of researchers using UBDC’s Digital Footprints data. You will receive structured mentoring and explicit support for career development towards building research skills and experience, which includes helping to manage and direct complex and challenging projects, as opportunities allow.

Salary will be Grade 7, £37,474 – £42,155 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term until 30th September 2024.

  • Housing Analysis

You will have the opportunity to become familiar with new forms of data relevant to housing and neighbourhoods analysis, helping to develop current data resources and identify new opportunities to expand these. You will play a central role in developing and supporting the community of researchers using UBDC’s Digital Footprints data. You will receive structured mentoring and explicit support for career development towards building research skills and experience, which includes helping to manage and direct complex and challenging projects, as opportunities allow.

Salary will be Grade 7, £37,474 – £42,155 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term until 30th September 2024.

Application deadline: 23:45 (BST) on 27 September 2022
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09 September 2022

Lecturer in Geography at Swansea University

The Swansea University seeks to appoint two Lecturer or Senior Lecturers to join the Department of Geography as part of the School of Biosciences, Geography and Physics led by Professor Siwan Davies. The successful candidates will have expertise in the areas of Human and Physical Geography and whose research interests would complement and strengthen the excellent work of one or more of our research groups and enrich our teaching delivery and portfolio of degree programmes. Applicants will be undertaking highly impactful research beyond academia and conducting research that engages with the Global South or that is advancing the frontiers of modelling, remote sensing and data science to address key global issues. https://www.swansea.ac.uk/geography/

£36,386 to £42,155 per annum together with USS benefits (Lecturer)

£43,414 to £51,805 per annum together with USS benefits (Senior Lecturer)

This position will be based at the Singleton Campus
Permanent 35 hours per week

The appointed postholder will be embedded into a vibrant and dynamic environment with the capacity to interact with other research groups across the Faculty of Science and Engineering. As all our courses are research-led and practice-driven, the successful applicant should be able to bring their background into their teaching to enhance our students’ experience.

Further information

  • Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Kevin Rees – k.g.rees@swansea.ac.uk (Head of Department of Geography) and/or Professor Siwan Davies (Head of the School of Biosciences, Geography & Physics) siwan.davies@swansea.ac.uk
  • Shortlisting: 14/10/2022
  • Interviews: 24/10/2022

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Application deadline: 09 October 2022
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06 September 2022

Economic and Policy Analyst at JRC, European Commission, Seville

Code: 2022-SVQ-B3-FGIV-021588 – SEVILLE
FG IV- Economic and Policy Analyst – STI for SDGs

The objective of this position is to support the work of the JRC Territorial Development Unit in adapting/applying the concept and methodology of STI for SDGs to different geographic and administrative contexts, in particular in Africa, in order to foster place-based innovation for sustainability. In particular, this position is connected with developing policy-oriented analyses and studies.

Profile

 Contribute to research and analysis on Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmaps for
Sustainable Development Goals and to the delivery of sound policy advice for selected countries,
namely sub-Saharan African ones.
 Support the policy-making process in the areas of innovation policies for sustainability at
different territorial levels by producing solid theoretical analysis and robust empirical evidence. Provide methodological guidance and elaborate case studies.
 Help coordinate policy-making processes where national and regional stakeholders work
around common themes.
 Support the local uptake of global challenges such as the Agenda 2030 Sustainable
Development Goals.

Requirements

 Formal education: PhD or 5 years university level education in economics, sociology, sustainable
development, public policy or economic geography (Note that equivalent experience can replace
a formal education requirement qualified as essential)
 Job-Related experience: at least 2 years, including research projects and/or publications in the
area of territorial development, sustainable development, STI policies or economic geography.
Experience in development, implementation or monitoring and evaluation of innovation policies
will be an asset.
 Strong and demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis.
 Knowledge of STI and development policies in the Sub-Saharan African context.
 Excellent knowledge of English is required (C1 level).
 Very good command of French and/or Portuguese will be an advantage.
 Knowledge of EU development and innovation policies is an advantage.

Application deadline: 27 September 2022
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