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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Geography
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Research Fellow will be encouraged to author and co-author academic and non-academic outputs throughout the project with the PI, Dr. Estella Carpi and/or with locally-based researchers as appropriate, and to contribute actively to the knowledge exchange and outreach activities of both the UCL-Migration Research Unit and the UCL-Refuge in a Moving World research network. The Research Fellow will be expected to offer between 4 and 8 hours of lecturing activities in the academic year at UCL on topics related to displacement and forced migration. They will be expected to offer at least one public seminar on a displacement-related topic
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant social science or cognate field such as; anthropology, human geography, development studies, refugee and forced migration studies, humanitarian studies, sociology, and any other relevant discipline; They will also be expected to have a a strong knowledge of critical theories and literatures pertaining to post-development and non-traditional development and/or humanitarian actors. As well as experience in producing high quality written communications including articles, book chapters, reports and blogs
   
Text: Research Fellow , - Ref:1823844 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Geography Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The post holder will work closely with Prof Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (the project PI) and Dr Estella Carpi throughout all stages of the project, assisting in developing grounded conceptual and theoretical frameworks vis-à-vis refugee- and Southern-led responses to displacement; analysing (and where relevant, collecting) qualitative data in/from Turkey, Lebanon and/or Jordan, and engaging in a range of dissemination activities. The Research Fellow will be encouraged to author and co-author academic and non-academic outputs throughout the project with the PI, Dr. Estella Carpi and/or with locally-based researchers as appropriate, and to contribute actively to the knowledge exchange and outreach activities of both the UCL-Migration Research Unit and the UCL-Refuge in a Moving World research network. The Research Fellow will be expected to offer between 4 and 8 hours of lecturing activities in the academic year at UCL on topics related to displacement and forced migration. They will be expected to offer at least one public seminar on a displacement-related topic. This post is initially funded for 12 months commencing on 1st November 2019. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant social science or cognate field such as; anthropology, human geography, development studies, refugee and forced migration studies, humanitarian studies, sociology, and any other relevant discipline. They will also be expected to have a a strong knowledge of critical theories and literatures pertaining to post-development and non-traditional development and/or humanitarian actors. As well as experience in producing high quality written communications including articles, book chapters, reports and blogs. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh -e.fiddian-qasmiyeh@ucl.ac.uk. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 28 Oct 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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