Research Associate in Responsible Business and Global Production Research Network

The University of Manchester - School of Environment, Education and Development

Closing Date : 12/12/2016.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : As soon as possible until 31 July 2017.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities.
School/Directorate : School of Environment, Education and Development.
Division : Global Development Institute.
Hours Per week : 1 FTE.
Salary : £31,076 to £38,183 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : HUM-09270.

The Global Production Networks, Labour and Trade research group in the Global Development Institute (GDI) is seeking an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to assist colleagues in GDI, the School of Environment, Education and Development and the wider responsible business and global production network, including colleagues in the Alliance Manchester Business School, in the development of an ambitious new research initiative.

You are expected to hold a PhD, or equivalent experience, in Development Studies, Economic Geography, International Business or cognate fields. A strong familiarity with analytical frameworks linked to global value chains, global production networks, and international business is also required.

It is expected that interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

As the School is committed to Athena SWAN principles, we welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this grade. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Khalid Nadvi


Tel: 0161 275 0417

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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