Post Doctoral Research Associate in The Department Of Anthropology

Durham (County) (GB)
26 May 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Research Associate
Durham University
Department Of Anthropology
Grade 7 (£32,004 - £33,943) 

This post is Part Time (17.5 hours) and Fixed Term, with a planned end date of 31 October 2019.

This post is a fixed term vacancy for a Social Science Research Associate to work on an Erasmus Plus Knowledge Alliance Project. The Research Associate will report directly to Dr. Simone Abram and Prof Sandra Bell. The Researcher will assist in developing the Erasmus case study projects, managing the co-creation camps, liaising with industry partners and international partners, and reporting to the WP leaders.

Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance between 4 European universities and partners, in Amsterdam, Prague and Lubljana.

PEOPLE addresses 3 urgent challenges for the European Union:
1.\tthe underemployment of European graduates in sociology, psychology and anthropology;
2.\ta lack of social science expertise in the energy sector
3.\tthe need for better-engaged social science learning in Higher Education

Durham (Simone Abram as PI and Sandra Bell as Co-I) will implement the local projects through the Field Study module of the MSc Energy and Society (currently taught by Sandra Bell). Durham has responsibility for developing the conceptual framework, coordinating the production of the case studies, developing the toolkit for refinement and circulation, (all activities are aligned to other Work Package tasks such as evaluation and dissemination).
Closes midday on :  22-Jun-2017