University of Leicester
About the role
In this role you will work as part of a project commissioned by the Leverhulme Trust entitled ‘The Rural Racism Project: Re-storifying Life in the Countryside’. You will work collaboratively and independently as part of a research team to achieve defined milestones and to produce high quality research which generates new, co-produced knowledge about the nature, extent and impacts of racism experienced within the English countryside.
Your role will enable you to apply your research skills and expertise in fulfilment of one of the project’s key work packages, taking responsibility for examining historic, cultural and symbolic expressions of racism within rural environments.
We are also recruiting for two other similar roles which may be of interest. They can be found both here and here .
With a PhD in the social sciences, arts or humanities or the equivalent professional qualification and experience, you will have expertise in the representations of racism and exclusion as well as experience of engaging with diverse communities. You will be able to evidence contribution to peer-reviewed journal papers or equivalent, as well as the co-production in research design and/or dissemination.
We are looking for someone with great communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team, including internal and external stakeholders.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Neil Chakraborti on [email protected]
We anticipate that interviews will take place on 25, 26 and 27 July 2023.
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.
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