R210345 - Research Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: PartTime

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School of Social Sciences & Humanities
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £34,304 per annum, pro rata
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (30/04/2022)
Basis:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 15 September 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 05 October 2021
Reference:  R210345
Release Date:  Wednesday 01 September 2021

The Department of Politics, History and International Relations is looking for a research associate to support research in the following project "The international campaign to free Asia Bibi: A pilot study on intersections of gender and religion in foreign policy". The main tasks of the successful candidate will include the collection and analysis of qualitative data on the campaign, tracing domestic developments in Pakistan related to the case, and contributing to the preparation of project outputs and dissemination events. 

The successful candidate will need to have experience in conducting qualitative research, experience of research  and an interest in issues of religious minorities, women's rights and foreign policy are desirable. We are looking for a research associate that can support the project one day per week for seven months, but number of work days per week and contract length could be handled flexibly. The position is perfect for a part-time researcher or teaching associate who would like to increase their hours. The work can be conducted remotely, therefore presence in Birmingham is not essential.

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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