Experienced Researcher in Transdisciplinary Diaspora Studies (Marie Curie Fellowship)

Salary: €70,376 EC Marie Curie fellowship plus a mobility allowance rate of €10,105 to €14,436 (This sum is inclusive of employer's costs)

Applications are invited for a full-time Experienced Researcher post on the The Marie Curie Initial Training Network “Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging” (CoHaB) http://www.itn-cohab.eu/

The post holder will develop a post-doctoral programme of research that complements the work of COMPAS and the ITN network.  The programme of work in CoHaB works at the interface of social sciences and humanities and we welcome candidates from a wide range of academic disciplinary backgrounds.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop work that links to the cluster of research at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford: ‘urbanism and settlement’.  More details of the work of these clusters of research can be found online at http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/.

Candidates will be expected during their fellowship to work with senior members of COMPAS to develop further funding and international collaborative research proposals. The postholder will be expected to make a teaching contribution to the ITN network.

Applicants should have a first-class Master’s degree (or equivalent further education) in a relevant discipline of the humanities or social sciences. Applicants must have a doctoral degree, or at least 4 years and less than 5 years of full-time equivalent research experience. The successful candidate will have previous experience (academic and/or extra-mural) in the field of diaspora studies, especially. All applicants must satisfy the strict eligibility criteria for fellowships in Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (detailed in the further particulars). Full information on what documents to submit to apply are listed in the job description.

The post holder will be based at the COMPAS offices, Banbury Road, Oxford. 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22 April 2014.

For further information contact recruit@anthro.ox.ac.uk or visit the University of Oxford Vacancies page (Vacancy ID: 111812)