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Senior European Research Council Fellow in Survey Research, Politics and International Relations

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£44,133.27 - £46,780.84 per annum
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Senior European Research Council Fellow in Survey Research within UCD School of Politics and International Relations.

Ref. no. 017343

A senior post-PhD ERC research fellow with training in political and social science is being recruited to join an ERC-funded project at UCD's School of Politics and international Relations: Democracy Challenged. You will be tasked with supporting the quantitative and experimental survey aspects of the project. You will work directly with the Principal Investigator/research team on the work package that analyses the relationship between the media, democracy and inequality. More specifically, you will support the PI in implementing cross-national survey experiments on public opinion, democracy and inequality in the USA, UK, France and Germany.

You can read more details about the Democracy Challenged project here:

Salary Range: €51,125 - €54,192 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 21st of June 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


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