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Research Fellow (51210-0821)

University of Warwick - Institute for Employment Research

Location: Coventry
Salary: £31,406 to £40,927 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd August 2021
Closes: 20th October 2021
Job Ref: 1878849

The Institute for Employment Research (IER) is seeking to appoint an outstanding Research Fellow to contribute to developing and enhancing its reputation as an internationally leading, multi-disciplinary research-only institute. IER has a strong international reputation for its research on work, employment and labour markets. IER is a separate, self-funded research department within the Faculty of Social Sciences at Warwick. It delivers high-quality research, externally funded by a range of public and private sector organisations and research councils, with its findings disseminated to academic, policy and practitioner communities.

Candidates with interests in any of the Institute’s diverse fields of research are encouraged to apply. IER’s research themes can be seen here: Warwick IER - Research.

This is an opportunity for a researcher who wants to make a difference with their research by getting involved in policy-relevant research. You will have a PhD or equivalent relevant research experience in the economic and social sciences. You will have established quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, with mixed methods research experience and have some knowledge of employment and related policy and academic and policy-relevant labour market research. You will have appropriate research and publications in your field, and it will be advantageous to have some experience of dissemination activities with different stakeholders: academic and otherwise. Research Fellows have the opportunity to gain experience in designing and conducting research projects and in disseminating findings. They are encouraged to develop their research skills and to publish in academic journals.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£30,497. Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of level 6 of the University grade structure (£31,406 pa).

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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