Research Associate - King's Business School

London (Central), London (Greater)
£38,304 to £41,517 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance
Friday, 29 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 17 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Associate

Department : Prof Servs - King's Business School

We are seeking two full-time Postdoctoral Research Associates. The posts are integral to an ESRC-funded project and are fixed-term until 30 June 2023.

You will be key members of the research team and will contribute to the various work packages of the project, carrying out ethnographic fieldwork in blockchain firms, processing ethnographic data, and writing up papers for publication.

The post holders will be highly motivated and innovative individuals, with a background in science and technology studies and/or sociology, especially sociology of finance and economic sociology, or social anthropology, or organisation studies. Experience with conducting ethnographic fieldwork, including participant observation, is essential. Fluency in English is essential too.

Elementary knowledge (or above) of economics, or finance, or computer science is highly desirable. Basic knowledge (or above) of Japanese, or Mandarin, or Cantonese is highly desirable too.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 30 months until 30/06/2023

This is a full-time post

The selection process will include a panel interview

To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online.