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Research Associate

Infrastructure & Sustainable Eng

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £34,304 to £38,587 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (30/06/2023)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 15 July 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R220384
Release Date:  Tuesday 21 June 2022

Aston University has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the delivery of a project called: “Repowering the creation and extension of UK-Centric Supply Chains” in the Marches and in the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough (GCGP) LEPs. The project assists companies in the manufacturing, automotive, engineering, food and drink sectors to map, assess and improve the capabilities of their supply chains with the view to grow and to maximise UK content. The project provides a combination of short and long term collaborations with University academics to assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) to address growth challenges that can be resolved by improving supply chain capabilities. 

We are recruiting to a Research Associate provide support and expand our emerging research and engagement activities around the topic of supply chain capabilities and maturity assessment and to collect and analyse data for the purposes of producing benchmarking reports against an industry standard. 

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