Research Associate/Fellow (fixed-term)

Nothingham University

United Kingdom

July 16, 2021


Research Associate/Fellow (fixed-term)



Closing Date

Friday, 16th July 2021

Job Type



Nottingham University Business School


£27511 to £33797 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £30942 with relevant PhD).

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated researcher to work on an externally-funded project exploring decarbonisation in the food distribution sector. The successful candidate will utilize their expertise in qualitative research to conduct a user-centred study exploring the socio-psychological, organizational and industry barriers to decarbonisation innovations in the food transport industry.

During the post, you will

1. Identify and recruit a sample of 100 individuals working in food production, transport and destinations.

2. Conduct and analyse semi-structured online interviews with participants from the sample.

3. Conduct and analyse online Q studies with participants from the sample.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject (or close to completion) or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience in the research area. Your work will be supported by Dr Robert Cluley and an interdisciplinary team within Nottingham Energy institute. In the role, you will be encouraged and facilitated to develop your research portfolio and profile.

This full time post will be offered on a fixed term contract until 31 January 2023.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Robert Cluley, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information download our Support with Immigration Expenses document.

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