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Durham University

Department of Geography

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ESRC Research Associate - Ref: 2931

(2 December 2008)

The Department of Geography at Durham University wishes to appoint a full time Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the research project Urban Transitions: climate change, global cities and the transformation of socio-technical systems, awarded to Dr. Harriet Bulkeley by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Climate Change Leadership Fellowship scheme. The aims of the Fellowship are to advance conceptual approaches for understanding urban socio-technical systems and their response to climate change, to develop the evidence base on the climate change ‘experiments’ taking place in global cities, and consider the socio-environmental justice implications of these developments. The successful candidate will join. Dr. Bulkeley and two graduate students on the project, and will be responsible for key aspects of the day to day organisation and conduct of the project. We anticipate that this two and a half year fixed term appointment will start on 1st April 2009.

Salary: £29,704 to £32,458 per annum

Closing Date: 31st January 2009