EAUC-Scotland Responsible Institutions Research Intern

The UK sustainability alliance of universities and colleges, the EAUC, has a unique opportunity for an exceptional person within their Scotland team to work on a series of projects to support the Responsible University Group Scotland. Are you that person? 

Salary: Grade 3 point 7 - £17,408 (plus optional pension with 12.5% employer contribution)

Contract Type: Fixed term 20 Weeks full time or the part time equivalent, excluding 23rd December – 3rd January, with potential for extension depending on funding. Expected start date in September or October 2019. 

About you in your new role:

You will take a new, short-term post within the small and dynamic EAUC-Scotland Team, leading on developing knowledge and resources for a series of small projects to support universities and colleges to make progress on sustainability.
With a good understanding of climate change and sustainability, and how universities and colleges can contribute to the sustainability agenda, you will take the lead on progressing a number of projects which have been identified as important for accelerating action on climate change and sustainability by the Responsible University Group Scotland.
Applying both a high level of demonstrable knowledge and the ability to communicate effectively, you will be capable of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to gather, collate, evaluate and disseminate information on topics relevant to Scotland’s universities and colleges. These will include (but not be limited to) business travel, single-use plastics, carbon negative actions, additional emissions sources, and monitoring and reporting against the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Download the Job Description and Person Specification from the right hand side of this page‚Äč

To apply:

Please provide your CV AND a covering letter supporting your application that directly relates to these 2 questions:
  • Please explain what experience you have managing a project that is relevant for this role as per the person specification in no more than 400 words
  • Please explain what experience you have analysing and communicating quantitative and qualitative data that is relevant for this role as per the person specification in no more than 400 words
Email to scotland@eauc.org.uk

Applications that do not fulfil the application process will not be considered.

Closing date: Friday 30th August at 11.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 19th September, Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Edinburgh. If you are unable to attend in person we are happy to support virtual interviewing.
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