Knowledge transfer specialist - Offer: 2020DILEUA92.1

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The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) is seeking a Knowledge Transfer & Co-Production Specialist to work full-time on the ‘María de Maeztu’ (MdM) Unit of Excellence Programme (2019 María de Maeztu Excellence Units, CEX2019-000940-M, from the Spanish Research Agency). The Knowledge Transfer & Co-Production Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of the knowledge transfer and the scientific coproduction components of the Programme, working in liaison with the Institute’s Scientific Director, the Programme’s Steering Committee, and the Institute’s research community. Specifically, the appointed person will be expected to consolidate, enhance and promote the transfer of knowledge, products and tools of ICTA-UAB, guide researcher on knowledge management and protection (IPR) rules and practices, and enhance participation in local, national and international knowledge transfer and co-production activities with public administrations, international research bodies, private companies and other stakeholders.

The MdM Programme at ICTA-UAB aims, foremostly, to develop frontier research for a sustainable Earth: we will explore how to balance effective solutions to anthropogenic environmental change while prioritizing human wellbeing and prosperity and responding to connected sustainability challenges. The research is structured around 5 themes with specific research questions and envisioned outputs: Oceans; Land-Use; Cities; Production and Consumption; and Policy. The Programme also seeks to improve ICTA-UAB’s postgraduate training and strengthen the Institute’s governance procedures and our research impact through a dedicated knowledge transfer programme.

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