Research Associate - InterACT Network

Job Description

Are you interested in working for a top-ranked, triple-crown accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) Management School? With world-class facilities, ground-breaking research and cutting-edge thinking, we are seeking applications from ambitious, highly motivated and talented individuals who will be keen to play an active role in further enhancing the Management School’s international reputation for excellence in research, teaching and innovation that has positive societal impact

We are looking for a full-time, fixed term research associate who can support the Sheffield-led research work on “The Future of the Economy”.

We are members of the ESRC-funded Network + InterAct focusing on the impact of digitalisation on manufacturing and the wider economy. InterACT aims at bringing together social scientists and manufacturers to improve the understanding of how manufacturing can contribute to wealth creation in the UK. Working alongside Made Smarter Innovation and other stakeholders, we want to build a strong community which can generate actionable insights that can benefit UK businesses. More information on InterACT can be found here: https://interact-hub.org

What We Offer –

● 41 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.

Further information can be found at https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/benefits

We are keen to attract a diverse applicant pool. We encourage all potential candidates to reflect on their strengths and experience in the broadest sense, including transferable skills where appropriate, when considering their suitability for the position. Additionally, the panel will ensure that any career gaps due to caring responsibilities or illness are appropriately taken into consideration. In all cases, we will select the best candidate for the role

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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