SHARECITY is recruiting!

Published by SHARECITY on the 17th August 2017.

SHARECITY is recruiting!

SHARECITY is recruiting!

The SHARECITY project led by Prof. Anna Davies (TCD) is currently advertising a 2 year postdoctoral position to co-design food sharing sustainability assessments.

Post Specification

Post Title: Research Fellow (postdoctoral researcher)
Post Status: Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
Research Group/Department/School: SHARECITY, Department of Geography, School of Natural Sciences
Location: Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Funding: IUA Researcher Salary Scale 2016, level 2, point 3; €37,750 Pro rata
Closing Date and Time: 12 Noon September 4th 2017

Post Summary

The Department of Geography at Trinity College, the University of Dublin, is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to work with Professor Anna Davies on her ERC-funded project SHARECITY: Assessing the practice and sustainability potential of city-based food sharing economies. This position is a fixed term contract for two years. The successful applicant will be a core member of the SHARECITY team. The researcher will contribute to the third phase of the SHARECITY project, specifically focusing on a) conceptual and analytical development of metrics and measures of sustainability impacts as they are created through diverse practices of urban food sharing and b) the co-design of a toolkit to assist in the demonstration of sustainability impacts of food sharing initiatives that will be made available as an online resource. The successful candidate will be hosted in the Department of Geography, School of Natural Science and will become a member of Environmental Governance Research Group and the Future Cities Research Centre:

Application Procedure

Please apply via email to, including: Full CV with contact details of 2 referees and including academic results, and a cover letter outlining relevant experience and motivations for applying for the post (max. 1000 words) by the deadline 12 Noon September 4th  2017.

Interviews will be held the week beginning 18th September 2017, with the contract to start on 11th January 2018 at the latest.

General enquires concerning this post can be addressed to

Full details are available here.



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