Research fellow post at the University of Exeter (French speaker) – LIMITE : 08/11/2017
The ASYFAIR research team – Professor Nick Gill (Principle Investigator) and Dr. Nicole Hoellerer (Research Fellow for the project) – wish to recruit a French-speaking Research Fellow for the ASYFAIR research project (www.asyfair.com).
This European Research Council funded post will start on February 1st 2018 on a full time basis, and will last for a period of 6 months. However we would strongly welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours over a longer period than six months. It is based at the University of Exeter, UK, but the postholder must be able to relocate to France and occasionally visit different fieldsites (for example, in Germany).
You will join a highly successful and dynamic team of researchers at the University of Exeter, and the study will involve qualitative analysis and surveys of asylum determination procedures in various European countries including France, Germany and the UK. The post will involve ethnographic research of asylum appeal hearings in France, as well as survey-based work.
Applicants will possess or be very near to completing a relevant PhD (not later than January 31st 2018), such as, but not limited to, Human Geography, Sociology, Refugee Studies, Migration Studies, Anthropology or Socio-legal Studies. Applicants will be fluent in, or have an extremely advanced command of French, alongside fluent English. Preference may be given to applicants with experience in ethnographic research. The post would suit applicants who have recently completed their PhDs and are looking to improve their CVs with research experience, as well as co-author relevant publications.
We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.
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Application closing date: 08/11/2017
For further information please contact Professor Nick Gill, Email firstname.lastname@example.org,or Dr. Nicole Hoellerer, Email email@example.com, or contact the team via the contact page <https://asyfair.com/contact/> on the project website.
Please submit your application via the University of Exeter Online Application System
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