|Salary:||£34,308 to £42,155 (Grade 7)|
|Placed On:||26th January 2023|
|Closes:||19th February 2023|
Contract: Full-time (35 hours per week) until 31st December 2025
Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and leading-edge, relevant research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for innovation, business and industry.
Heriot-Watt University has five campuses: three in the UK (Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney), one in Dubai and one in Malaysia. The University offers a highly distinctive range of degree programmes in the specialist areas of science, engineering, design, business and languages. Heriot-Watt is also Scotland's most international university, boasting the largest international student cohort.
About the team
The team is led Professor Kate Sang as the Centre Director, alongside The successful candidate will be part of a wider team of 5 PDRAs, a project manager, project support officer and a finance manager.
This is an exciting opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to engage in participatory action research, to inform working practices across the participating organisations. The role will involve a combination of activities to support projects across the Centre for Research on Employment, Work and the Professions (CREWs) working with a variety of funded projects.
The successful candidate will hold or expect to obtain a PhD in sociology, social policy, psychology, geography or a business related discipline. Strong grounding in empirical research (particularly quantitative) demonstrated by published (or accepted) research papers in academic journals, with evaluation judged relative to career stage and a knowledge of the broadly defined subject area would be of benefit.
Key duties and responsibilities
We are seeking to appoint 1 full time post doctoral research associate;
To carry out the research project to a high standard;
Education, qualifications and experience
The successful candidate should hold a social sciences PhD or soon expected to complete one and the ability to demonstrate an understanding of equality and diversity in the workplace.
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How to apply
Applications can be submitted until midnight on the 19th of February 2023.
Please submit via the Heriot-Watt on-line recruitment system.
For further information regarding the position, please contact Professor Kate Sang, Director of the centre for Research on Employment, Work and the Professions firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts at Heriot-Watt.
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