UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate in Memory and Reconciliation in Colombia

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£33199 - £37345 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Posted
18 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2019
Ref
ACAD103752
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

Division/School School of Modern Languages
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33199 - £37345 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date for applications 17-Feb-2019

The University of Bristol seeks to recruit a Research Associate in Memory and Reconciliation in Colombia, a 0.8 post for 15 months (open ended with fixed funding). The Research Associate will work on the UKRI/Colciencias funded research project ‘Bringing Memories in from the Margins: Inclusive Transitional Justice and Creative Processes for Reconciliation in Colombia’. The start date is envisaged as 14 March 2019 and the post will run until 13 August 2020. Colombia has endured the world’s longest running armed conflict and is now entering a period of transition and peacebuilding. The conflict has produced enduring divisions in Colombian society, meaning that the voices of marginalised communities who have been victims of the conflict are often not heard or acknowledged. This collaborative research project explores these issues. The post will encompass a range of duties, from data collection to analysis, participation in events and encounters in Colombia and the UK, and co-authoring research and impact outputs.

The post is line-managed by Professor Matthew Brown (School of Modern Languages, Faculty of Arts) and Dr Julia Paulson (School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law). We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher confident in an interdisciplinary environment, with experience of working in the fields of history, memory, reconciliation and/or education in Latin America. Candidates should feel free to contact either Professor Brown or Dr Paulson to discuss the role.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Matthew Brown: matthew.brown@bristol.ac.uk

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