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    CHARM Senior Research Fellow

    Vacancy Number: 09/109
    Salary: £38,665- £45,755 pa inc.
    Grade: 9
    Hours: 37 hours per week
    Closing Date: 12 noon on 15th May 2009
    Interviews: 4th June 2009
    Special Conditions: Fixed Term for 3 years

    We seek to appoint a three year, full time senior research fellow for CHARM, a new ESPRC funded project investigating the use of descriptive social norms and conceptions of ‘normal’ practices, in the context of sustainability. The post is part of a major project that includes seven people and three universities. In collaboration with the principal investigator, the post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the project and will conduct the majority of the qualitative fieldwork and analysis, undertaking extensive sociological research to explore the ordinary, invisible practices that relate to energy consumption, an active lifestyle and a more sustainable way of life.

    Applications are invited from active researchers with a PhD in sociology, anthropology or social psychology, substantial post-doc experience, and a proven research and publication record. The research is primarily sociological, but is interdisciplinary, drawing on research in sociology, social psychology, behavioural economics and social marketing.

    Please contact Dr Ruth Rettie rm.rettie@kingston.ac.uk to discuss this post.

    For further information, or to apply online, visit our website http://www.kingston.ac.uk/jobs or alternatively call the recruitment line on 020 8417 3153 quoting reference 09/109.
    If you are a textphone user, please dial 18001 followed by the recruitment line number to access the Typetalk service.

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