Research Fellow

Lincoln, United Kingdom
From £33,797 per annum
Oct 18, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 17, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Social and Political Sciences

Location:  Lincoln
Salary: From £33,797 per annum
Please note this post is full-time 1.00 FTE and fixed term for 1 year
Closing Date: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 28 November 2019

The Research Fellow will be working on a research project on Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPO), funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The key areas of work relate to collation and analysis of reported judgements of court cases in England & Wales on FMPO and police case files on forced marriage. The post will also entail collation of data held by six police forces and the generation of basic descriptive statistics. The Research Fellow will work under the supervision of Professor Sundari Anitha (University of Lincoln) and Professor Aisha K. Gill (University of Roehampton).

The post will be based in the College of Social Science at the University of Lincoln. The University has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic, fastest growing universities in the UK. Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city it has built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. Lincoln is currently ranked 22nd overall in the UK in The Guardian University Guide and 42nd in the Times Good University Guide 2019. The School of Social and Political Sciences where the post is based houses Politics and International Relations, Criminology, Social Policy and Sociology. The School has a well-established and expanding academic profile in both learning and teaching, and research. The study is an exciting new phase in the expansion of social sciences research at the University of Lincoln.

Offered on a full time basis the post is available for one year. Ideally the candidate will be available to take up the position by February 2020 when the study commences. There is potential flexibility in relation to the location of the candidate, though the post will entail travel within England & Wales.

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Professor Sundari Anitha: The deadline for this post is midnight on Tuesday 12th November 2019, and the interviews for this post will take place in Lincoln on Thursday 28 November.