Postdoctoral Research Associate Grade 7

University of Liverpool - Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

You will join our research team on the AHRC funded Digital Transformations project, ‘The Digital Panopticon: The Global Impact of London Punishments, 1780-1925’, a collaborative project between the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield, Oxford, Sussex, and Tasmania. Led by Principal Investigator Professor Barry Godfrey, Liverpool University, and Co-Investigators Professor Robert Shoemaker, University of Sheffield, Professor Tim Hitchcock, University of Sussex, Dr Deborah Oxley, Oxford University, and Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, University of Tasmania, you will undertake core duties on the project: checking the quality of archival documents which have been digitised, undertaking some manual transcription of archival documents, creating and checking semantic tags' in electronic datasets, analysing processed data, checking the outcomes of record linkage processes, and assisting in the researching, writing up and communication of project outcomes. You will have a PhD in a relevant subject area together with a good working knowledge of the criminal justice history from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries. You will have archival research experience, excellent communication skills and be able to work with electronic datasets and online resources. The post is available until 31 May 2018.

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