SHARECITY is Recruiting a Research Fellow

Published by SHARECITY on the 5th April 2018.

SHARECITY is Recruiting a Research Fellow


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 become a core member of the SHARECITY team and will lead the participatory backcasting aspect of the research which will examine the future of food sharing in cities as well as developing and helping to design and deliver a low-carbon conference for dissemination of SHARECITY outputs.


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 at a point in line with Government Pay Policy for new postdoctoral researchers Level 2A. Experienced postdoctoral researchers will be considered if exceptionally well-qualified for the post.
Closing Date and Time: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Mean Time) 4th May 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 4th May. Interviews will take place later in May with the appointment to be effective as soon as possible thereafter and by September 2018 at the latest.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to given a 10 minute presentation on their proposed research plan for the delivery of a participatory event on the future of food sharing in cities.

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Applications should be submitted to:




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