SEI is an international research organisation conducting policy-relevant environmental research around the world. Our York Centre is based at the University of York in the Department of Environment and Geography. We have a strong academic track record as well as an international reputation of producing highly credible evidence-based science policy research.
You will join an interdisciplinary team investigating the impacts of the environment on health and wellbeing including interactions with transport and mobility challenges. We require a social science researcher to support in the implementation of projects undertaking community engagement, policy evaluation, synthesis, and action research. Your time will initially be focussed upon a large project investigating low-carbon transport in Indonesia. Your work will be key part of a £2.75m UK Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions (UKPACT) funded project being undertaken with international partners including UNEP and Indonesian City researchers.
You will use existing qualitative and social science skills to assist in action research in Indonesia developing a toolkit for participatory journey mapping with vulnerable communities. You will also undertake a policy assessment and develop recommendations for national and subnational governments to:
Your findings will provide technical support and build capacity of national and sub-national Indonesian government, community groups and NGOs to accelerate low carbon transport policies and plans meeting the mobility needs of marginalised groups (especially women). This community focussed mapping and advocacy work will be concentrated on the ground in the city of Greater Medan. This is a fixed-term contract for 24 months.
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Steve Cinderby on email@example.com
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