Published by SHARECITY on the 5th March 2020.


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Are you interested in food and sustainability?


Do you want to help shape the future of food sharing?


As the SHARECITY project moves into its final phase we are looking for two more Post-Doctoral Researchers to help us optimise the impact of the work we have conducted to date, extend engagement with the tools we have created and help develop prospective scenarios for sustainable food sharing. We are looking for dynamic, highly motivated and creative individuals who want to work in an interdisciplinary environment and would like to contribute to more sustainable food futures.

Brief descriptions of the roles are provided below and the full job specifications can be found here: Role 1 and Role 2.


Role 1: Governance and food sharing futures

This role provides a creative and engaged scholar with the opportunity to work with SHARECITY’s extensive data set and to explore the governance of, and potential futures for, ICT-mediated food sharing internationally. They will contribute to the development of a manifesto for sustainable food sharing and will publish results of research in high quality peer reviewed journals. The researcher will also contribute to the development and delivery of the final (virtual) conference for the project and explore follow-on funding opportunities. You need to have completed a PhD to be eligible for this role.


Role 2: Sustainable food sharing

This role represents a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to produce meaningful research engagement outputs for the benefit of food sharing initiatives. The successful applicant will work with Professor Anna Davies (The SHARECITY Principal Investigator) to manage, maintain and support use of the SHARE-IT assessment tool for food sharing initiatives and publish results in international peer reviewed journals. The researcher will also contribute to the development and delivery of the final (virtual) conference for the project. This post is open to those with a PhD and to those without a PhD who possess the relevant skills and experience.


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Application Procedure

Applicants should submit a single document including a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) 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.

All applications should be addressed to Prof. Anna Davies at the email:

Applications are to be submitted by the deadline: 12 Noon (GMT), Friday 3rd April 2020.

Interviews will take place in Dublin, Ireland, in mid-April 2020 with the appointment to be effective as soon as possible thereafter and no later than end of May 2020.

Depending on COVID-19, initial interviews may take place virtually.

Informal queries about the posts should be directed to:


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