Research Fellow (106096-0223)

University of Warwick

Fixed-term contract for 30 months, 0.6 FTE.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Researcher to be part of a research team at the University of Warwick’s Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) and Law School (WLS). This position is available on a Leverhulme Trust Research Project titled: ‘The Vulnerable State: Appraising the Ambivalent Economies of State Power’. We are seeking candidates with a PhD, or if close to submission, the role would begin as a grade 5 Research Assistant, with promotion to grade 6 upon conferral of the PhD award.

We are seeking research expertise in Law, Sociology, Anthropology, Politics, or Criminology, which are topics covered by the project (see below).The successful applicant will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Professor Ana Aliverti, and Co-Investigators, Drs Henrique Carvalho and Anastasia Chamberlen to provide intellectual and research-based support, and to deliver project objectives across data collection, analysis and the dissemination of outputs.

More information about the project can be found at: .

The successful candidate will be central to the project, working as part of a team, and independently, towards their own deadlines and long-term planning schedules. For the project to run smoothly and on schedule it is important that the Researcher can use their own initiative and judgement regarding day-to-day tasks.

Previous experience of working in a higher education setting, of using qualitative analysis software (such as NVivo or Atlas.ti) and in managing external funded projects and budgets would be an advantage. An interest and expertise in criminal justice and immigration justice, and training in discourse and/or visual analysis are essential.

Informal inquiries can be made, in the first instance by email, to Professor Ana Aliverti ([email protected] ).

We anticipate holding interviews w/c 6th March 2023, with a potential start date of 1st April 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Interviews will be held online via Microsoft Teams.

Please note that our Terms and Conditions of Employment specify that staff must live within a reasonable travelling distance of their place of work to fulfil all the duties and responsibilities of their role.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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