SHARECITY is Recruiting!

Published by SHARECITY on the 20th August 2018.

SHARECITY is Recruiting!


SHARECITY is Recruiting!

The Department of Geography at Trinity College, the University of Dublin, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work for a period of 24 months with Professor Anna Davies on the ERC-funded project SHARECITY: Assessing the practice and sustainability potential of city-based food sharing economies and additional projects with Professor Anna Davies, Principle Investigator of SHARECITY, Chair of Geography, Environment and Society at Trinity College. SHARECITY is funded by the European Research Council and is a collaborative, multi-phased investigation of the phenomenon of ICT-mediated food sharing in cities. The successful applicant will lead research on the governance of urban food sharing. This research will involve the analysis of qualitative data already collected through ethnographic research, international policy analysis and a multistakeholder event focused on the future governance of food sharing. The postdoctoral researcher will also play a central role in the organisation and delivery of SHARECITY’s dissemination activities.


Post Specification

Post Title: Research Fellow (Postdoctoral Researcher) in Geography
Post Status: 24 month Specific Purpose Contract (Full Time)
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: Appointment will be made on the Research Fellow scale from point 1 to point 4 in line with Government Pay Policy (€36,854- €40,259). Experienced postdoctoral researchers will be considered if exceptionally well-qualified for the post.
Closing Date and Time: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Mean Time) 28th September 2018

Full details of the post are available here.


Application Procedure

Applicants should submit a single document including a full Curriculum Vitae detailing qualifications and experience as well as the names and contact details of 3 referees (including email addresses) and a cover letter detailing your interest in and suitability for the role to Prof. Anna Davies, email: by the deadline: Friday 28th September 2018. Interviews will take place in October with the appointment to be effective as soon as possible thereafter.

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