Lecturer in Sustainability and Business

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022

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Lecturer in Sustainability and Business

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in sustainability and business? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

The Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) in the School of Earth and Environment is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated environmental social scientist with a focus on business and sustainability.

SRI is an internationally leading centre for research in the environmental social sciences. Our research specialisms include business and organisations for sustainable societies, environment and development, economics and policy for sustainability, energy and climate change mitigation, social and political dimensions of sustainability, and climate change adaptation, vulnerability and services. For this position, we are seeking applicants working on cross- cutting business and organisational issues such as development of sustainable cities, systems resilience, responses to climate change, environmental and disaster risk management, climate and green finance, agriculture and food systems, resource extraction/mining or energy systems.

Issues could be tackled from a variety of perspectives, including organisational change and leadership, innovative business models, circular economy, green/climate finance, project management, multi-stakeholder partnerships and policy analysis.

You will contribute to student education across the Sustainability suite of undergraduate and Masters programmes that focus on business and sustainability. This will include field courses, research dissertations and placement projects.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Katy Roelich, Co-Director of the Sustainability Research Institute

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2656, Email: k.e.roelich@leeds.ac.uk

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Environment School/Institute: School of Earth and Environment Category: Academic Grade: Grade 8 Salary: £43,414 to £51,805 p.a. Working Time: 100% - We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Monday 12 September 2022 Closing Date: Friday 30 September 2022 Reference: ENVEE1596 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed...