New job opportunity: Social Science Research Fellow in Conflict and Migration
21 September 2020
The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction seeks to appoint a Social Science Research Fellow, funded to July 31st 2021 in the first instance, who will work on our projects related to the Rohingya refugee crisis
We seek to appoint a Social Science Research Fellow, funded to July 31st 2021 in the first instance, who will work on our projects related to the Rohingya refugee crisis funded by the British Academy (Rohingya Journeys of Violence and Resilience in Bangladesh and its Neighbours) and the Royal Society (Resilient Futures for the Rohingya Refugees). The projects aim to explore Rohingya refugee coping mechanisms and highlight the different notions of cultural heritage, histories, art and belonging – especially how they have transformed their lives amidst hardships and their relationships with the host communities in selected campsites in Bangladesh, India, and Malaysia.
The post-holder will have a social science background and experience in qualitative research methods and analysis. They will have a PhD related to conflict, refugees, migration, gender studies, humanitarianism, social data science, humanities and/or disaster management.
Knowledge of research methods in social science, humanities, political science, and/or peace and conflict studies, analytical and mixed methods techniques and approaches is essential for this post.
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,965 - £43,470 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the link below.
Closing date: 14 October 2020
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Lucy King (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For informal enquiries about the vacancy, please contact Dr. Bayes Ahmed (email@example.com)