Knowledge Exchange Associate
Salary range: £32,817 - £40,322 per annum
FTE: 1 (Full time)
Term: Fixed Term (Until 31 March 2023)
Closing date: Monday 26 April 2021
The Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde is seeking a Knowledge Exchange fellow to work in the area of Smart Local Energy Systems and as an integral part of the Energy Revolution Research Consortium (EnergyREV), led by the University of Strathclyde. EnergyREV aims to coordinate and integrate existing UK world-class knowledge, research teams and facilities to provide advice, research and innovation support to help ensure the success of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Prospering from the Energy Revolution (PFER) programme. It is an interdisciplinary consortium comprising 22 universities, and this role presents an exciting opportunity to work with world class researchers and deliver important, meaningful and impactful research.
As a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow you will work with EnergyREV Research Director, Dr Rebecca Ford, and the wider EnergyREV team in helping drive impact from our research and knowledge exchange within the wider Prospering from the Energy Revolution consortium. You will lead engagement activities between the EnergyREV consortium and the PFER Demonstration and Design projects (see https://www.gov.uk/government/news/four-leading-edge-deqmonstrators-to-jumpstart-energy-revolution), and work with the Research Director effectively communicate the key insights emerging from the EnergyREV programme to a wide range of stakeholders. You will collaborate with the research team in preparing and delivering the impact element of research projects. You will write up reports and policy briefs for additional dissemination (e.g., professional publications, peer review journal publication and non-technical outputs for a range of audiences) as appropriate.
You will have a good honours degree and PhD / higher degree (or equivalent professional experience) in an appropriate discipline. You will have a personal track record in carrying out knowledge exchange projects and a demonstrable track record in developing and delivering knowledge exchange activities. The successful candidate will have research communication that are consistent with the strategic direction of the Energy Revolution Research Consortium, and will have the ability to plan and organise knowledge exchange programmes, and to pull together teams of academic professional staff and others as appropriate, to ensure effective project delivery and benefits to the wider Prospering from the Energy Revolution Programme.
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Rebecca Ford, Lecturer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Formal interviews for this post will be held on 07 May 2021.