Senior Research Assistant

Salary:   £33,518 to £38,832
Closing Date:   Thursday 16th August 2018
Interview Date:   Thursday 06 September 2018
Reference:   A2346

Applications are invited for a 2 year full time, fixed term Senior Research Associate position to work on a project investigating ‘Flexibility’ in energy systems. This project is part of the Flexibility theme in the The Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS). For more information on the project see our page on Flexibility.

You need a Social Science PhD and an interest, or experience in themes of time, consumption/technology studies and/or energy demand, plus experience in interviewing and secondary data analysis. The aim is to investigate forms of flexibility within energy systems, past, present and future. The job involves working with historians and exploring methods of quantifying and representing relations between supply and demand, as those vary over time.

Your application should include a supporting statement of how your past experience, and current and future research activities will contribute to this project. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Elizabeth Shove by e-mail at:

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

To apply for the position, please visit

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