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:

Please note we have experienced some issues with the website. If this weblink does not work please go to Brunel jobs at 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

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

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