Research Associate Senior Evaluation Jobs Vacancy at Lancaster University Lancaster
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Beyond Imagination Research Project
Beyond Imagination, a radical £13.2 million 3 year research project, will explore and demonstrate how cutting-edge design research can create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable world. It will enable ImaginationLancaster to expand its expertise and reach. Funded by Research England, the project will put design research at Lancaster firmly on the global map, transforming the University’s ImaginationLancaster design team with 30 new roles.
The project will provide fresh perspectives on real world challenges focusing on five key Clusters; home and living; communities and the public sector; factory and workplaces; cities and urban; and population and policy. And four themes; sustainability, health, international and prosperity. It will address current global challenges such as Ageing Society, Artificial Intelligence and Data, Clean Growth, Health and Wellbeing - and identify and tackle future emerging challenges.
Evaluation, really knowing what the effects (intended and not) of an intervention is increasingly becoming critically important in design, architecture and research. Working closely with the lead academic for the Beyond Imagination project we are looking for a post-doc researcher to help explore how evaluation can be undertaken in a creative, effective manner.
This post involves undertaking research on creative evaluation and understanding the impact of research projects in real world contexts. Working closely with the Beyond Imagination management this will involve collaborating with a wide range of activities developed within the Beyond Imagination project. This will involve the collaborative development of evaluation frameworks and thedevelopment of innovativeways of implementingthese in acreative manner. This will build on existing research on the implementation of creative evaluation with rganisations suchas The Victoria and Albert Museum and the World Design Weeks organisation. You will be active in publishing on evaluation as well as practiced in implementing evaluation in real world contexts and be comfortable working in teams and across disciplines.
We are looking for a post-doctoral research associate who is passionate about undertaking creative evaluation well. A record of accomplishment in conference and / or journal papers and experience in bid writing and submission is desirable, as this will be an important element of the position.
This role is a full-time, fixed term post until July 2022, however, if you wish to undertake the role on a part-time basis you should express this in your covering letter, detailing your preferred FTE%.
For an informal discussion please contact Professor Leon Cruickshank on email@example.com
We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.