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Postdoctoral Researcher (INFUZE Project) - Intelligent Mobility Design Centre (FTC)

Date advertised

6 June 2024

Closing date

19 July 2024


Research & Innovation


Intelligent Mobility Design Centre

Required hours

Full Time


Battersea, London, United Kingdom


£42,205 - £45,732 per annum

Full time - 3 year fixed term contract

Inspiring Futures for Zero Carbon Mobility – Postdoctoral Design Researcher

Would you like to be part of a major collaborative research initiative to help tackle transport’s contribution to the climate crisis? Are you looking to apply your design research experience to a new challenge? Do you thrive on working in an exciting and creative environment committed to making a difference?

Inspiring Futures for Zero Carbon Mobility (INFUZE) is a major £7.8m five-year research grant funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Working across the Universities of Leeds, Lancaster and the Royal College of Art, INFUZE is seeking to achieve transformative change in how transport works, addressing the climate challenge whilst improving fairness and quality of life. INFUZE is an exciting new collaboration which will work with citizens and businesses to re-imagine our transport systems. The programme will build an increasingly ambitious suite of real-world trials with communities, transport providers and government partners. 

INFUZE seeks a postdoctoral design researcher to contribute to our ground breaking work in transforming urban mobility systems and experiences. This role offers an exciting opportunity to engage in leading trans-disciplinary research and develop innovative solutions to the inclusion and net zero challenges facing twenty first century urban mobility.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstration of at least one of the following 
    • PhD in a relevant field (e.g. design research, service design, mobility design, urban design, transition design)
    • or equivalent level of experience in a different sector 
    • or a Masters degree and significant experience in research projects
  • Evidence of producing quality design research outputs relevant to the career stage and discipline. 
  • Experience with people-centred and inclusive design
  • Experience in visualisation, creating impactful design and artwork 
  • Experience in designing public exhibitions and events

Please see Information Pack for further details.  Please also upload your portfolio to your application.

Interview Date: 31 July 2024 (online zoom interviews)

Applications close at 11.59pm on 19 July 2024


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