Job vacancy: researcher on ESRC project on celebrity and young people

Brunel University is advertising for a 0.5 researcher on an 20 month ESRC funded study (From 1 October 2012), led by Dr Heather Mendick and Dr Kim Allen, on The Role of Celebrity in Young People’s Classed and Gendered Aspirations.

This youth-centred study will combine individual and group interviews with online forums and celebrity case studies. Candidates should have a doctorate (or be close to one) in a relevant discipline, experience of conducting social science research, be familiar with working with people in education settings and of using a variety of qualitative research methods. Experience of preparing research data and reporting the results of activities is also sought.

Salary: £28,945 to £38,104 inc London Weighting pro-rata

Closing date for applications: 26 July 2012 Interview date: 9 August 2012

Further details are here: https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk/WRL/pages/vacancy.jsf?latest=4

Please note we have experienced some issues with the website. If this weblink does not work please go to Brunel jobs at https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk/WRL/ and search for ‘Research Assistant’ in School of Sport & Education, posted 12th July.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Heather Mendick heather.mendick@brunel.ac.uk

Posted on July 21, 2012, in Announcements. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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