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1 july 2019 

Early Stage Researcher

City Site
Nottingham Business School (NBS) is leading a European consortium, which has recently secured a substantial amount of funding to help recruit 15 full time PhD students. As part of the Horizon2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Innovative Training Networks the Smart-BEEjS Human-Centric Energy Districts: Smart Value Generation by Building Efficiency and Energy Justice for Sustainable Living project has been awarded. 
“Smart-BEEjS is a consortium of 8 universities and research centres, supported by 16 non-academic entities, in the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Austria, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and Switzerland Each of the 15 PhD researchers will be working towards a unique PhD degree, supported by a carefully chosen supervisory team that maximises both scientific excellence as well as interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral collaboration. Each appointment will be based in one of the 8 universities and research centres and allow mobility, research and training experience across the consortium (see details on the eligibility document attached).

Job reference: 06315
Location: City Site
Closing date: 10/07/2019
Salary: See special conditions
Department: College of Business Law & Social Sciences
School/Section: Nottingham Business School



Internship at the OECD Trento Centre

The selected candidate will:

  • Contribute to the research activities of the Spatial Productivity Lab (SPL) at the OECD Trento Centre. The SPL studies the mechanisms that support the catching up of regions and cities lagging behind the (national or global) productivity frontier. It assesses to what extent national productivity can be raised through national, regional and local policy measures. The work has a strong empirical focus and the intern(s) will work on identifying relevant data sources, collection of data and creation of novel indicators to capture and analyse the effects of regional productivity drivers.
  • Support the organisation of the events organised by the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development and by the Spatial Productivity Lab. This will include related substantive, organisational and logistical tasks.

Application deadline: 21 July 2019
Type of contract: Internship
Languages required: English
Internship start date: 16 September 2019
Duration of initial contract: at least 3 months
Contribution to living expenses: 690 €/month