Job offer in england Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Exeter



The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Professor Nick Gill. This European research council funded post is available to start immediately but, at the latest, by January 31st 2018. It will be based at the University of Exeter.

The successful applicant will primarily code qualitative data and write academic papers for submission to journals in human geography and critical migration studies, although they may conduct some fieldwork at the British immigration and asylum tribunal as well, and will be expected to play an active role in coordinating occasional events like workshops and reading groups.

The post will include coding qualitative data collected via ethnographic and interview research, relating findings to the relevant literature in human geography and more broadly in the interdisciplinary area of critical migration studies, developing arguments for publication, and drafting and publishing academic articles, especially in leading human geography journals.

Applicants will possess or be very near to completing a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Preference may be given to applicants with a PhD in human geography, although applicants with PhDs in cognate disciplines are also welcome to apply. Applicants will be able to write to a consistently high theoretical and empirically informed standard, and to meet deadlines reliably across the 17 months of their contract. The post would suit applicants who have recently completed their PhDs and are looking to improve their CVs with the development of multiple additional publications.

For further information please contact Professor Nick Gill, e-mail n.m.gill@ex.ac.uk or telephone 01392723333.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The College is working towards department Silver Athena SWAN awards as a commitment to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects: science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.