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Research Assistant

Queen's University Belfast - School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Location: Belfast
Salary: £27,285 per annum
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th July 2018
Closes: 31st August 2018
Job Ref: 18/106707
 

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Research Assistant/PhD Studentship: International Monetary and Financial History

We seek to recruit a talented early career researcher to work as a Research Assistant on an ESRC-funded project (Title: ‘The Sterling Area Revisited: The Political Economy of International Economic Disintegration’ ES/R005435/1), leading to publications in top international journals.

The post is available for an initial fixed term of 9 months (or 18 months on a part time 0.5 basis), starting 1 November 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter), with the potential to transition onto a fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship. The post includes a generous budget for training and conference travel.

Candidates should ideally hold or be in the process of completing a Master’s Degree in economics or cognate discipline with a demonstrated interest in econometric methods.

The successful applicant will have experience of historical economic research. Some knowledge of the post-1945 international economic relations is desirable. 

Further information about the School can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/schools/happ/

Anticipated interview date: Monday 8 October 2018

Salary scale: £27,285 per annum

Closing date: Friday 31 August 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on HR@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

   
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