Research Associate (Sport, Culture & Education for Sustainable Development)

Loughborough University - School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

A Research Associate is required to work on an exciting, ESRC-funded project studying the role of sport, cultural and educational programmes in promoting sustainable development. As part of our research team, you will undertake research into the organisation and delivery of these programmes in three international locations (Cape Verde, Nepal and Timor Leste).  Key duties will include undertaking fieldwork, co-authoring publications, and liaising with project usergroups.  Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant social science, and experience of undertaking qualitative research.

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract for 18-months, with a start date no later than 1st December 2017.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Richard Giulianotti, by email to or by telephone on +44 (0)1509 226350

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 24th September 2017

Over the next two years we plan to appoint up to 100 new academics across a wide range of disciplines. There will be opportunities for individuals and world-leading research groups to join us at our Loughborough or London campuses.

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