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Sustainability Behaviour Specialist (KTP Associate) – University of Warwick

Psychology, Sustainability, energy, work

University of Warwick -Warwick Business School – Global Energy Group/Behavioural Science Group

Salary: £24,049

37.5 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract for 18 Months

You will be a confident, self-motivated graduate to lead the research and development of a new commercial service that reduces the energy consumption of organisations through behaviour change working with Warwick Business School and Honeywell Building Solutions. This is a fantastic opportunity to apply scientific insights and methods to a real world industry problem, while gaining rare expertise across the areas of sustainability, technology and behavioural science.

You will be employed by the University of Warwick and based at Honeywell, working closely with the strategy, marketing and field services teams at Honeywell and supported by Prof David Elmes (Global Energy) and Prof Daniel Read (Behavioural Science) at WBS.

You should have a master’s degree in psychology, economics or related discipline and some previous work experience. You should be able to think independently and creatively, be confident managing a wide network of people and projects, and have experience using experimental methods. We are looking for someone who shares our ambition to develop a radical new way of helping organisations lower their energy consumption and meet carbon reduction targets.

A training and development budget of £3,000 is available for the duration of this post.

Informal enquiries: David Elmes (

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