LCEDN Research Associate Post – Transforming Energy Access (TEA) – REQ17063

LCEDN Research Associate Post – Transforming Energy Access (TEA) – REQ17063

The LCEDN is very pleased to announce that are recruiting for an RA post as part of our fast-track involvement in the Transforming Energy Access programme being rolled out by DfID.

Specialist and Supporting Academic Research Grade 6, at a starting salary of £29,301 per annum Job description

Full-time, fixed-term appointment until 31 May 2018

A Research Associate is required to work with us on an exciting new DFID-funded research project, Partnerships for Skills Development: LCEDN Support for DFID’s Transforming Energy Access (TEA) Initiative, led by Loughborough University’s Geography Department in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences.

The researcher will contribute to the delivery of the programme of activities designed to fast-track TEA activity as outlined in the job description. Applicants should have significant experience in critically evaluating, analysing and synthesizing research literatures and be experienced in qualitative and quantitative research techniques. The post will be based in the UK at Loughborough University and will involve negotiating and managing relationships with project partners and associated research contacts, identifying and assessing future research opportunities, drafting of research bids, background research, academic and other writing as well as communications and promotional activities. The post holder will also contribute to the development of the LCEDN Network.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 26 February 2017

Interviews will be held on Friday 17 March 2017

Full Details available here:

Applications made via – Look for Job Reference REQ17063

NB PLEASE NOTE: A second RA post will soon be open for recruitment, based at Durham. For further details or information about the post, please contact Dr Ed Brown ( for the Loughborough post or Dr Ben Campbell ( for the Durham post.


Jon Cloke

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