LONDON, ENGLAND: Human Geography Post-doc at Queen Mary/UoL with Fieldwork in Uganda
December 21, 2016
Applications are sought for the post of Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on an ESRC Future Research Leaders project on scientific capacity building in the Ugandan Parliament. The post is based in London and will involve travel to Uganda to follow-up on data collection and host a public engagement event. The post will involve working closely with the Principal Investigator, Dr Kerry Holden, to complete data analysis, prepare journal publications and conference presentations, and organise two events.
Applicants should have in hand or be close to completing a PhD in human geography or a cognate discipline (or have equivalent experience) and have a developing reputation for research relating to one or more of the fields of science and technology studies (STS), geography and anthropology of health and biomedicine, postcolonial criticism, and development studies. Due to the geographical context of the research, preference will be given to candidates with experience of conducting qualitative research in East Africa.
The post is full time and fixed-term starting as soon as possible. The starting salary will be £32405 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days (pro rata) annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.