Research Fellow - Corporate Sustainability
Are you looking for an opportunity to study and experiment with innovative models of business enterprise for the creation of economic and social value? The Leonardo Centre at Imperial College Business School is seeking a Research Fellow to join its collaborative platform for knowledge specialists, working with executives, entrepreneurs, investors, value chain partners, unions, government institutions, local communities and NGOs. The...
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- Reference BUS00303
- Date posted 9 November 2020
- Closing date 9 December 2020
Are you looking for an opportunity to study and experiment with innovative models of business enterprise for the creation of economic and social value? The Leonardo Centre at Imperial College Business School is seeking a Research Fellow to join its collaborative platform for knowledge specialists, working with executives, entrepreneurs, investors, value chain partners, unions, government institutions, local communities and NGOs.
The collaborative platform includes a dataset of published corporate sustainability initiatives to design and test the impact of change in the business enterprise. The overarching goal is to contribute to the development of an integrative, just and sustainable model of economic and social development by discovering, testing and diffusing new logics of the enterprise.
Duties and responsibilities
- Research design and grant writing
- Engagement of business organisations and/or stakeholders in the public and private domains to pursue knowledge co-development and field experimentation
- Data collection through a broad array of (qualitative or quantitative) methodologies,
- Advanced data analysis and visualisation techniques.
- Reporting of results in various formats and for different audiences
- Publication in leading academic journals, independently or in collaboration with faculty
- PhD in scientific domains relevant to the study of corporate sustainability
- Experience in engaging business organisations and/or stakeholders in public and private domains to pursue knowledge co-development and field experimentation
- Evidence of successful project completion and publication in top scholar journals
- Experience of participation in multi-disciplinary, large scale, collaborative studies involving non-academic partners (businesses, policy institutions, NGOs, etc.)
- Diverse methodological skills, spanning qualitative and quantitative designs and analytical approaches, including simulations with systems dynamics and/or agent-based modelling.
- Cognitive flexibility to apply personal skills to diverse empirical phenomena
- Value alignment with the overall mission of the Leonardo Centre
The post is for a fixed term until 31 October 2023, with the possibility of renewal for an additional two years (subject to funding)
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