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Research Associate – Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-14796

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 12/11/2019

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum according to relevant experience and qualifications.

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Global Development Institute

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: From as soon as possible for 12 months

The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre is looking for a Research Associate to join our busy team. You will support ESID’s research director, lead researchers and the operations director in the delivery of high quality research and its uptake. The tasks will be varied, and a flexible approach will be essential. You are likely to be in the early stages of an academic career, with a PhD in a relevant subject, and will need to have a demonstrable interest in producing high quality research and publication in peer-reviewed journals. Priority research areas for us include: the politics of social protection, the governance of oil and pockets of bureaucratic effectiveness. There will be a strong focus on the production of research outputs and so excellent writing skills will be essential for the post.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.                                             

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Samuel Hickey



General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria


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