Job opportunity: Research Associate

3 April 2019

Job Reference Number: UOS022062
Contract Type: Fixed-term from 6 May 2019 until 31 March 2020
Department: Sociological Studies
Salary: Grade 7, £31,302 to £39,609 per annum
Closing Date: 23 April 2019


Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The Department of Sociological Studies has a major international reputation for excellence in research and teaching across Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work and more recently Digital Media, achieving high levels of cross-fertilisation between these disciplines. It is committed to understanding society and social change, and to research and teaching that improves people’s lives, especially those of the most vulnerable. We are proud to be one of the top social science research departments in the UK, with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice.

The successful applicant will have or be near to completing a doctoral degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Sociology, Human Geography, Religious Studies, Anthropology) (or equivalent experience), preferably applied to migration or the study of religion as well as experience of qualitative analysis, writing outputs and impact activities.

You will be part of a prestigious Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded research team, conducting innovative research to offer significant new knowledge with the potential to improve anti-trafficking practice and to help build secure futures for trafficked individuals.

This full-time fixed-term post is available from 6 May 2019 until 31 March 2020.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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