|Salary:||£32,982 to £37,099 per annum together with USS benefits|
|Placed On:||22nd September 2023|
|Closes:||23rd October 2023|
Fixed term 12 months
Based at Singleton Campus
The post is based within the Department of Economics which is situated in the School of Social Sciences. The Department currently consists of twenty academic staff and a varying number of research officers and post graduate research students. The Department is committed to an ambitious development agenda, to build further its international reputation for innovative research and impact, and to maintain and improve its already excellent standards in teaching and student experience. A student-centred learning environment is provided at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and our staff are friendly, accessible, and focused on delivering an engaging and innovative programme of study.
More information about the Department can be found on our website: Economics
The postholder will be expected to provide high quality research support on the ESRC funded WISERD Civil Society project on “Populism, Conflict and Political Polarisation”, and especially on the quantitative analysis of political polarisation in the UK. This will include: reviewing relevant academic literature: to become familiar with specific microdata sets on political polarisation; analysing samples of microdata using appropriate statistical software; assisting with the writing up of empirical research findings.
See below webpage for details of the work package that this research relates to: https://wiserd.ac.uk/project/populism-conflict-and-political-polarisation/
For further information please contact Professor Nigel O’Leary, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing Date: 23 October 2023
Shortlisting Date: 30 October 2023
Interview Date: 13 November 2023
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