Research Fellow in Social Sciences and History

University of Leeds - Faculty of Education, Social Sciences & Law - School of Sociology & Social Policy

Are you an academic with a Humanities or Social Sciences background? Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

You will work with Professor S. Sayyid, Head of the School to support, develop and collaborate on a number of his research projects. You will have a relevant doctorate in the Humanities or Social Sciences and you will deal independently with a wide range of people and support existing research as well as conducting new research. You will possess excellent analytical and writing skills and the ability to deal with a variety of tasks to set deadlines. The ability to work alone or as part of a team are essential, along with strong organisational skills.

The University of Leeds is a diverse, multi-cultural environment. We welcome applications from all sections of society and you will be expected to work within University values and policies which are designed to promote dignity, diversity, and inclusiveness.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor S. Sayyid, Head of School of Sociology and Social Policy

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7008, email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Contract Type: Fixed Term (until 31 July 2020 in the first instance but may be extendable to five years - due to funding)

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