Date Added: 3 September 2021
: 20 September 2021
Job Title: Research Officer
Working For: Royal Town Planning Institute
Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 dependent on location
Length of Contract: Permanent
Flexible location within UK
£33,000 - £36,000 dependent on location
Urban planning is a highly topical question these days with media discussion of housing, high speed rail and a focus on the critical role of planning in designing post-pandemic cities and addressing Climate Change.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a wide ranging interest in urban planning and related fields. You will commission and manage research projects on planning and public policy. You will also act as a ‘knowledge broker’ between academic researchers and planning practitioners.
You will have a postgraduate degree in planning or a related subject and experience in disseminating research to a wide range of audiences.
The RTPI is the largest professional institute for planners in Europe, with over 25,000 members. As well as promoting spatial planning, the RTPI develops and shapes policy affecting the built and natural environment, works to raise professional standards and supports members through continuous education, training and development.
RTPI has a positive, supportive and inclusive work environment which actively operates a policy of helping its employees at all levels to achieve professional growth. We seek to foster a collaborative and respectful work environment which promotes equality, diversity and inclusion.
Closing Date: 20 September 2021
Closing date: Monday 20th September 2021 at 9am
Interview dates: 30th September or 1st October 2021
To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter that refers to the criteria in the person specification via our careers site https://jobs.rtpi.org.uk/