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Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Politics

Egham, United Kingdom
£39,233 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Location: Egham
Salary: £39,233 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 07 June 2024
Reference: 0524-180

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Full time, Fixed Term (until December 2025)

An opportunity has arisen within the ERC New News team for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher. The project New News pertains to: How new parties and media shape attention and support for political ideas.

The main responsibilities would be:

To undertake research in the framework of Professor Joost van Spanje’s ERC Consolidator Grant project “New Parties on the News”. This may include experimental and/or nonexperimental research – partly independently and partly as part of a research team.

To be responsible for setting up and conducting experimental and/or non-experimental research, ensuring that it is appropriately supervised and supported by the research team. To maintain a permanent record of experimental and/or non-experimental details, to analyse and archive data generated from research and write up the results. To contribute to the preparation and presentation of findings of research activity to colleagues and at scientific meetings. To contribute to writing, submission and revision of manuscripts to be published in appropriate peer- reviewed journals, collaborating with others as necessary. To contribute to the overall activities of the research team and the department as appropriate.

This is post based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and Heathrow Airport, and within commuting distance from Central London.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the Principle Investigator, Professor Joost van Spanje

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0524-180

Closing Date: 23:59, 7 June 2024

Interview Dates: To be Confirmed 

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification


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