Durham University

Department of Geography

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Research Associate - Ref: 3517

(28 October 2009)

Durham University Geography Department wishes to appoint a full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) for 3 months from 1st November 2009. S/he will work on research with community and other stakeholder groups that has been commissioned by Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums as part of the Re-visioning project for Discovery Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne. The successful candidate will be based in Durham’s Geography Department (awarded the highest, 5* ranking in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise) and will also be part of the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action. Candidates must have completed a PhD or equivalent doctorate degree in a social science by the start date, and have wide experience of undertaking qualitative/participatory research in community settings.

Salary: £23,449 - £28,839 per annum (pro rata)

Closing Date: 4th November 2009