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Research Fellow

University of Brighton - School of Business and Law

Location: Brighton
Salary: £37,474 to £44,737 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th January 2023
Closes: 1st February 2023
Job Ref: BU4008-23-010

Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Fixed Term End Date: 28/02/2025

Closing Date: Wednesday 01 February 2023

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the ESRC-funded project 'Activating employers: the politics of regulation in the UK, the US and Australia' 

The exciting project aims to obtain an in-depth understanding of ongoing regulatory reforms in employment and welfare to work programmes in all three countries.  

You will play a central role in this project and will be responsible for carrying out data collection and analysis to ensure the successful delivery of the project. This will include undertaking a review of grey and academic literature, producing a policy map on employment and labour market policies in the UK, the US and Australia, and designing small-scale surveys and conducting interviews in all three countries. You will also contribute to the writing and dissemination of project outputs, and will be expected to publish from the project. 

In order to be successful in this role you will need: 

  • To work effectively with an interdisciplinary team of scholars. 
  • Knowledge/experience of undertaking qualitative research and systematic reviews 
  • Competent IT skills and knowledge of SPSS and Nvivo
  • Excellent organisational skills

Ideally, you will have a PhD social policy, political economy, politics, public administration, or Human Resource Management. 

The project will be starting on the 1st of March 2023 so your start date will be as close to this date as possible. This is a fixed term project and will finish at the end of February 2025.

For an informal discussion about the position please contact the Study Principal Investigator Dr Anne Daguerre a.daguerre@brighton.ac.uk..

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the university is underrepresented by Minority Ethnic staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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