UCL Urban Laboratory


Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Associate

21 January 2020

As part of the HERA-funded Night Spaces, Migration, Culture and Integration in Europe (NITE) research project, UCL Urban Laboratory are hiring for a Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Holloway Road night economy
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will assist in the everyday management of the NITE research project, funded by the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) consortium on public spaces and integration in Europe.
Under the guidance of the Principal Investigator, Prof Ben Campkin, the responsibilities will include preparation of research material, budget monitoring and reporting, developing progress and final reports and dealing with logistical issues.
The London-based research team focus on how LGBTQ+ migrant communities have created public night spaces in London. This work will build on exisiting collaborations between UCL Urban Laboratory and Raze Collective, a charity supporting LGBTQI+ performers, and the London Night Czar.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD degree in a relevant discipline and will have experience of working in a research environment. We are looking for candidates who possess the ability to manage projects, organise and conduct research using a range of qualitative and/or archival methods, and who can analyse and present complex data and information to diverse audiences. In addition, we are looking for evidence of strong communication skills with the ability to effectively liaise and collaborate with team members and key stakeholders across a range of disciplinary backgrounds.
The deadline is 23.59 on Tuesday 21 January 2020.