Research Fellow in Innovation Studies Ref 10059

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Science Policy Research Unit  
Hours: Full time hours up to a maximum of 1.0fte. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - http://www.sussex.ac.uk/humanresources/personnel/flexible-working
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term, from 01 April 2023 to 31 May 2024
Reference: 10059
Salary: starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  10 January 2023
Closing date:  01 February 2023   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: 01 May 2023


Job description

The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), within the University of Sussex Business School, is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with Dr Ohid Yaqub. The post would be ideal for someone looking to develop existing work into publications.

The Research Fellow will contribute to the development of research publications and contribute research funding applications. Essential criteria for the post are:

  1. A complete PhD dissertation by the starting date (we will ask to see this).
  2. At least three publications, one of which should be in a highly respected journal with a wide audience (such as Research Policy).
  3. Experience of developing new methods, including publication of methodological manuals.
  4. Experience working on categorisation problems with bibliometric techniques.

Informal enquiries are encouraged, and should be directed to Dr Ohid Yaqub o.yaqub@sussex.ac.uk

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10059 [PDF 117.89KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to usbsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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