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Deadline: September 20th, 2019

The post holder will work closely with Prof Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (the project PI) and Dr Estella Carpi throughout all stages of the project, assisting in developing grounded conceptual and theoretical frameworks vis-à-vis refugee- and Southern-led responses to displacement; analysing (and where relevant, collecting) qualitative data in/from Turkey, Lebanon and/or Jordan, and engaging in a range of dissemination activities.

The Research Fellow will be encouraged to author and co-author academic and non-academic outputs throughout the project with the PI, Dr. Estella Carpi and/or with locally-based researchers as appropriate, and to contribute actively to the knowledge exchange and outreach activities of both the UCL-Migration Research Unit and the UCL-Refuge in a Moving World research network. The Research Fellow will be expected to offer between 4 and 8 hours of lecturing activities in the academic year at UCL on topics related to displacement and forced migration. They will be expected to offer at least one public seminar on a displacement-related topic.

This post is initially funded for 12 months commencing October 2019.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant social science or cognate field such as; anthropology, human geography, development studies, refugee and forced migration studies, humanitarian studies, sociology, and any other relevant discipline.

They will also be expected to have a a strong knowledge of critical theories and literatures pertaining to post-development and ‘non-traditional’ development and/or humanitarian actors. As well as experience in producing high quality written communications including articles, book chapters, reports and blogs.

More information and application here

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