Edinburgh Energy & Social Science Lecturer

The University of Edinburgh are hiring an interdisciplinary lecturer or senior lecturer in energy and social science.


Candidates will have an excellent, international research profile to join the Geography and the Lived Environment Research Institute and complement their existing expertise on the social and societal aspects of energy transitions.

The post will give opportunities to participate in a growing research community (the cross-college Energy & Society Research Group), pursue knowledge exchange activities through the award-winning Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, collaborate on large-scale projects (e.g. the UoE Zero-Carbon Climate Plan; Edinburgh/SE Scotland City Region Deal; Research Councils UK’s Energy Programme and Global Challenges Research Fund) and develop a research-informed teaching portfolio (e.g. on the MA in Human Geography and the new MSc in Energy, Society and Sustainability).

The candidate would show proven ability to work across disciplinary boundaries and with stakeholders from government, industry and/or civil society.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline, have teaching experience and a publication record commensurate with career stage.

Closing date: Thursday 31st August 2017 at 5pm (GMT)

Presentations and Interviews: 2nd & 3rd October 2017.

See the jobs.ac.uk listing for full details