Open University – Faculty of Social Sciences, Geography
We have an exciting opportunity for 2 Research Associates to work on a 2-year ESRC funded project Gender, Skilled Migration and IT: a comparative study of India and the UK.
You will be a dynamic, highly motivated person, with a PhD in human geography, sociology, gender, development studies or other areas relevant to the project. Excellent skills in qualitative or quantitative research are essential and ideally you will also have some post-doctoral research experience.
One post will be based in the UK but will involve extended periods of fieldwork (of up to 6 months) in India while the other will be almost entirely UK based. We are looking for one researcher with quantitative skills and one with experience of qualitative research. Some knowledge of the IT industry and/or IT labour market would be useful.
If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application please contact Prof. Parvati Raghuram at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Clem Herman at Clem.Herman@open.ac.uk.
Closing date: Noon 10 December 2015
Interview date: Interviews will be held early January 2016
For detailed information and how to apply go to http://www.open.ac.uk/employment/job-details.asp?id=8931 or email Socsci-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number.
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