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Message posted on 17/06/2022

Hiring a postdoc - Smart Forests - University of Cambridge

                Dear all,

The Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge is seeking to
appoint a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the ERC-funded
project, Smart Forests: Transforming Environments into Social-Political
Technologies , led by PI Professor Jennifer
Gabrys. The Research Associate will review smart forests initiatives and
technologies, undertake national and international fieldwork (contingent on
travel guidance), co-lead smart forests case studies, organise and hold
participatory stakeholder events, and contribute to data analysis and
dissemination activities (including conference presentations, publications
and an online atlas) for the project. The position is 24 months in duration.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the
first instance.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will play a key role in contributing to
the project and the overall research initiative. You will:

   - Contribute to the overall survey of smart forest initiatives
   - Contribute to the selection of case studies and co-lead and contribute
   to case studies
   - Aid in the development and hosting of participatory events
   - Contribute to the project website and other online project materials
   - Contribute to the design and running of project symposia
   - Contribute to project presentations and publications
   - Contribute to dissemination of research findings and research
   activities according to project's guidelines
   - Ensure compliance with all ERC grant requirements, including project
   reporting, data management and ethics

You may also choose, by arrangement, to participate in teaching and
supervision in the Department of Sociology at both graduate and
undergraduate levels.

Eligible candidates must have a PhD in Sociology or a closely related
subject (e.g. Geography, Design, Digital Media, Science and Technology
Studies), with considerable knowledge of digital technologies, smart
environments, and smart forest initiatives, ideally from an STS, digital
media studies or environmental studies perspective.
See for more information.

Best wishes,
Michelle Westerlaken

Michelle Westerlaken, PhD.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
The University of Cambridge

Smart Forests 
Multispecies Design 

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Westerlaken, M. (2021). The telltale worlds of the octopus

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Westerlaken, M. (2021). It matters what designs design designs:
Speculations on multispecies worlding

, Global Discourse, 11(1), 137-155.

Westerlaken, M. (2020). What is the opposite of speciesism? On relational
care ethics and illustrating multi-species-isms

, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 41(3/4), 522-540.
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