QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Youth Dance Matters

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
£35,333 per annum, pro rata
Posted
22 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2022
Ref
22/110430
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description:

The School of Arts, English and Languages (AEL) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The successful applicant will play a leading role in supporting the research of the Youth Dance Matters project. This is a collaborative project led by researchers in QUB and University College Dublin.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have: 

  • A PhD or be about to obtain a PhD in an arts, humanities and/or social science related field.
  • Previous experience working in the fields of scholarship and practice encompassed in the project.
  • Demonstrable experience in qualitative research methods.
  • Demonstrable research ability as evidenced by, for example, publications, national/international conference papers, research awards, future scholarly output (working papers, research proposals, ability to outline a research project).

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

This post is fixed term for 20 months, or available until 31 August 2024, whichever is sooner. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding. 

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Franziska Schroeder: f.schroeder@qub.ac.uk

 

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