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University of Cambridge
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Sunday, November 1, 2020
The Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint 3 full-time Postdoctoral Research Associates to join the 5-year ERC-funded project, Smart Forests: Transforming Environments into Social-Political Technologies, led by PI Professor Jennifer Gabrys. The Research Associates will review smart forests initiatives and technologies, undertake national and international fieldwork (contingent on travel guidance), contribute to participatory stakeholder events, and contribute to data analysis and dissemination activities for the project. The positions are each 42 months in duration.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 42 months in the first instance.
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will play a key role in contributing to the project and the overall research initiative. You will:
You may also choose, by arrangement, to participate in teaching and supervision in the Department of Sociology at both graduate and undergraduate levels.
Eligible candidates must have a PhD in Sociology or a closely related subject, with considerable knowledge of digital technologies, smart environments, and smart forest initiatives, ideally from an STS, digital media studies or environmental studies perspective.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy.