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Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed term)

Nottingham University Business School

Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £28,762 to £35,333 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £32348 with relevant PhD).
Closing Date:  Monday 06 February 2023
Reference:  SOC488922

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated researcher to join the Business School in our externally funded interdisciplinary research project. The aim of the project is to implement, test, and investigate the feasibility of a new energy storage system for decarbonising district heating networks in the UK. The role will be involved in co-designing a framework that will allow the development of the technology, addressing the technical, economic and political drivers and constraints.

During the post, you will

1. Conduct a commercialisation study for the development of the technology, this will include collecting secondary and primary data collection.

2. Engage with stakeholders and users as informants in this project

3. Conduct and analyse relevant interviews.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject (or close to completion). Your work will be supported by Dr Hannah Noke and Professor Judy Muthuri and an interdisciplinary team within Engineering at The University of Nottingham and our social science partners at Aston University. In the role, you will be encouraged and facilitated to develop your research portfolio and profile.

This full time (36.25 hours per week) post is available from February 2023 and is fixed term for 12 months or until 30th June 2024, whichever is sooner. Arrangements for job share would be considered.

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

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