Développement Durable et RSE
The Chair “Technology for Change” of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris – France’s leading STEM/Engineering University, combining the strength of five most reputed HE institutions: École Polytechnique (“l’X”), ENSAE, ENSTA, TelecomParis, TelecomSudParis – is opening a Research Fellow/Associate position, to help develop and structure its research and dissemination activities.
A 20+-strong team (five academics, three support officers, three postdoctoral students, six PhD students and two research assistants) led by Professor Thierry Rayna of École Polytechnique, the Chair Technology for Change aims to help bridging the gaps between technology and sustainability, by investigating how more democratic and inclusive development of technology can foster more purposeful technological solutions bearer of greater positive environmental, social, and economic impact. The Chair Technology for Change is funded through an ambitious 5-year partnership between the Institut Polytechnique and Accenture.
This Research Fellow/Associate position is a 3-year full-time fixed term position, open to PhD holders (candidates closed to completion may also be considered) in the areas of Business and Management, Economics, Engineering, Social Sciences, as well as any other relevant discipline. While not a requirement, applications from candidates with an expertise of quantitative methods applied to/combine with qualitative research, as well as those with an expertise in text analysis techniques (NLP, ML, etc.) or FS/QCA and similar methods, are particularly encouraged.
There are no teaching or other duties (aside from those involved in the activities described above) entailed with this position. However, there are opportunities for the successful candidate to teach classes at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels in courses relevant to their expertise should they be interested to do so.
The position is based at the Campus of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris in the Greater Paris area (France). While command of the French language is not mandatory (everyone in the team speaks English), a basic or working knowledge of French (or a willingness to acquire one) is nonetheless advisable. Successful candidates will be expected to relocate to the Greater Paris region.
Yearly gross salary for this position is between €36,300–41,040 p.a.
The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate will be found, applications being continuously examined in the meantime. As such, there is no particular deadline for application, but candidates are strongly advised to apply as soon as possible. Expected start date would be ideally in the fall of 2023.
The precise roles and activities entailed the position will be defined according to the profile, expertise and experience of the successful applicant. More generally:
Applications should contain:
All applications should be sent directly by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (please indicate “Research Associate/Fellow Application” as the subject of your email).