Research Fellow in Forest-based Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Closing Date: 08/02/2023
Contract Temporary
Job Role Education
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £39,745 - £51,805
Company Teesside University

Job Description

(This post is fixed term for 24 months)
Teesside University is an ambitious and enterprising university for a focused and pragmatic global new generation. Focused on making a real difference to the lives of people and the success of businesses and the economy.
Our corporate strategy sets out our intentions to drive academic ambition and deliver excellence for our students, partners and the communities we serve. It positions Teesside as a high-performing global university anchored in the Tees Valley providing aspiration to our community and learning opportunities for all
We have taken a leading role over a prolonged period in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning and the student experience, impactful research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, as well as social, cultural and community enrichment.  Through these significant strengths and a commitment to achieving excellence in all areas, Teesside University transforms lives and economies.
Teesside University International Business School is seeking a Research Fellow to contribute to the European Commission Horizon Europe & Innovate UK funded project ForestPaths. ForestPaths aims to contribute to the develop and evaluate effective forest-based policy pathways for climate change mitigation, adaptation and biodiversity conservation. There will be also opportunity to contribute to other ongoing research activities at TUIBS, namely on sustainable agriculture and on the interactions between land use and management, food production and climate change.
Teesside University’s Research Strategy for 2022-27 can be found here:
Anyone wishing to have an informal discussion can contact Diana Feliciano, Professor of Climate Change and Sustainable Economic Development at d.feliciano@tees.ac.uk
This post is available on a full-time or job share basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).
Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may qualify for University sponsorship under the Student Worker visa route.
If you are shortlisted, your interview it will take place via Microsoft Teams
Every member of our University is part of the inspiring, supportive, and caring community known as Team Teesside.
What we offer you:
– A holiday entitlement of 259 hours (35 days), plus bank holidays
– Additional leave over the Christmas and New Year period during the Christmas closure
– Special leave to support a range of circumstances
– Hybrid working arrangements: 60% On Campus 40% Working from home
 – Flexi time scheme
– A variety of provision to support staff with personal development and recognition
– A range of family friendly benefits
– An employee benefits platform which provides discounts with 350+ retailers and access to health and wellbeing resources
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