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Qualification Type:  PhD
Location: Naples – Italy
Funding for: EU Students, International Students
Scholarship amount: €19,000 per year before social contributions for up to 4 years + 50% increase of the scholarship while visiting abroad for a maximum of 12 months + research budget (10% of the scholarship in the first year, 20% of the scholarship in the three following years)
Hours: Full Time
Closes: 24th August 2022, 2:00 pm (CET)
The Scuola Superiore Meridionale (SSM) – School for Advanced Studies is an Italian interdisciplinary international school of higher education and research established by the Italian Government in Naples in 2019. The SSM admits undergraduate students by examination, and currently runs ten PhD programmes in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Theoretical and Applied Sciences and Technology. 
For the academic year 2022-2023, the SSM invites applications for 70 fully-funded scholarships (of which 24 are funded by the EU via the Ministry of University) in the following PhD programs all led by panels of experts in their fields: 
Coordinator: prof. Carlo RescignoInfo: [email protected]
Coordinator: prof Sabino De PlacidoInfo: [email protected]   
Coordinator: prof Salvatore CapozzielloInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Brunella FrancoInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Daniela Luigia CagliotiInfo: [email protected]  
Coordinator: prof. Luigi SiccaInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Nicola FuscoInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Mario di BernardoInfo: [email protected]
Coordinator: prof. Vincenzo BaroneInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Andrea MazzucchiInfo: [email protected]
For each program, the SSM offers seven fully funded scholarships of EUR 19,000 per year.
All PhD programmes are 4 years long (1 year of coursework followed by a 3-year research project in the area of choice).
A five-year university degree, equivalent to a Master qualification, is required to participate in the selection. Admission to each PhD programme is through a competitive assessment of qualifications plus an interview for the shortlisted candidates. Interviews will take place in the first half of September as detailed in the Call for applications: http://www.ssm.unina.it/en/phd-scholarships-calls-and-procedures/
Application deadline
All applications must be uploaded by no later than Wednesday 24 August 2022, at 2:00 pm (CET) on the online application system available here: https://pica.cineca.it/unina/dottorato38-ssm/
Contacts
Further details can be found here: http://www.ssm.unina.it/en/doctoral-programmes/
For specific information on one of the PhD programmes please contact the coordinator at the address indicated above.
For general enquiries about the admission procedure please write an email to [email protected] 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing

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De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.
Faculty / Directorate
By joining our faculty, you will help prepare and develop entrant professionals joining the criminal justice system with the knowledge and expertise to make a significant difference to lives, communities and society. The Division of Community and Criminal Justice is part of the School of Applied Social Sciences, one of four specialist schools, also including Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy.
Role
We are looking to recruit two permanent Lecturer/Senior Lecturers in Policing in the Division of Community and Criminal Justice to join our growing team. The roles will be focused on delivering the Policing undergraduate programmes including the Degree Holder Entry Programme in Policing (DHEP) and/or Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA). Typically, your teaching duties will include preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, supervision of final year projects, contributing to the personal tutoring scheme, and the devising and marking of assessments.
Ideal Candidate
You will have recent operational or academic experience of policing, including the deployment and evaluation of current policing methodologies. Additionally, you will have professional or higher education teaching/training experience in the field of UK policing and ideally hold a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community. You will share DMU’s passion to provide an outstanding and inclusive experience for all of its students.

Associate Professor in Technology Entrepreneurship Policy and Research Commercialization Policy

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DTU Entrepreneurship at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) offers a part-time position at the level of associate professor within the area of technology entrepreneurship and research commercialization policy. The position offers an exciting opportunity to develop and expand the centre’s research on policies and other factors that affect the speed and effectiveness with which technology and public sector research are translated into innovations that create value for industry and for society as a whole.
Responsibilities and qualificationsWe seek ambitious candidates with a strong research focus as well as an ambition to deliver high-quality teaching and advice to policymakers and stakeholders within research and innovation policy.
Your primary tasks will include establishing and undertaking research activities within the recently formed Policy & Consultancy Group. This includes fundraising for and conducting research within the field of technology entrepreneurship and research commercialization policy with a view to establishing a strong research area focusing on institutional, regional, national and/or international level policies, practices and framework conditions that affect technology entrepreneurship and research commercialization.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate solid scientific knowledge and research experience in at least one of the following areas:
Policies and initiatives aimed at promoting and supporting technology entrepreneurship and research commercialization
Public-private interaction on the diffusion, transfer and application of research to innovation in the private and/or public sectors
You will work closely with colleagues at DTU Entrepreneurship. You are also expected to seek out collaboration with academic and external stakeholders nationally and internationally. 
Additional tasks will include providing science-based advice to key stakeholders in the field and engaging in selected collaborations with stakeholders, why we value both theoretical and practical experience.
Your tasks will also include teaching and supervision of students. You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. You will be expected to teach both in existing, relevant courses and to develop new course material on topics around innovation and entrepreneurship policy.
DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You are expected to be fluent in at least one of these languages, and in time are expected to master both.
As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training.
Application procedure
To apply, please read the full job advertisement via the apply button. 
Application deadline: 17 August 2022 (Danish time).
Technology for peopleDTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 13,400 students and 5,800 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Senior and Junior Fellowship Programme 2023

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The University of Bayreuth Centre of International Excellence “Alexander von Humboldt” promotes excellent research at the University of Bayreuth (UBT) and advances the internationalisation of research and networking with the best universities worldwide. Effective immediately, the Centre is offering
Fellowships for the year 2023– open to all disciplines* –
Senior Fellowships: Award sum € 50,000
Junior Fellowships: Award sum € 30,000
All Fellows will have the awarded sum at their disposal for covering all costs of project realisation.
International Excellence – Programme Goals
The Centre supports academic exchange across existing boundaries: between disciplines, between different cultures and countries, between established and younger researchers. Furthermore, the Centre engages in activities opening the research community to society and politics. Successful applicants will become Fellows at the Centre and profit from the lively research environment of the university and its seven faculties. Applicants are encouraged to learn about the University of Bayreuth’s focus areas and research strengths.

Experience Bayreuth – Collaboration with Local Host

We invite the Fellows to carry out their own research projects in Germany in cooperation with a local host at the UBT. Prior to submission of the application, applicants are required to identify a researcher in Bayreuth with whom they aim to carry out their research project. The local hosts provide their Fellows with appropriate office and lab space and an up-to-date infrastructure. Applications are welcome from all disciplines, although exceptions apply.* The total support period of approximately three to six months can be divided into several stages.

Candidate Requirements

We award the Fellowships to individuals from abroad with challenging and innovative research projects of top academic quality through a highly competitive, strictly merit-based selection process. The all-important selection criteria are the academic excellence of both the applicant and the cooperative project. We emphatically encourage women and non-binary researchers to apply. For more information on the application and selection process (required documents, guidelines on eligibility, hosts, evaluation criteria, timeline and stages of the selection process) see Application Guidelines for Fellowships.

Application Deadline

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing (PCDA)

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About the opportunities: Working in the Department of Health and Social Sciences, and specifically the Sociology, Criminology, and Policing Subject Group, we have a number of posts available which are aligned to teaching and supporting learners on the Policing Constable Degree Apprenticeship programme (PCDA).The apprenticeship is a 3 year programme which at this time is focused on the role of the Police Constable, one of the three entry routes to the police as outlined in the College of Policing Police Education Qualifications Framework. UWE have worked in partnership with Avon and Somerset Constabulary to develop integrated programmes which provide training and education across multiple cohorts each year.The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to recruitment and outreach activities, such as Open Days and Applicant Days.About you: We are looking for Lecturer and Senior Lecturers with a policing background and/or Policing Practitioners with teaching/training experience to join our diverse teaching team who are all passionate about their specialisms and dedicated to providing an outstanding student experience. The successful candidates will reflect these qualities, be collegiate, flexible and make a positive contribution to the apprenticeship programme.This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – £300m has been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while we continue to develop incredible new facilities to enhance our offer even further. The University continues to implement a hybrid way of working therefore you although you will be expected to work on campus for part of your working week, there will be opportunity to work in other locations. Exact days will be agreed with your line manager.Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as being located near the motorway network we are within walking distance of two train stations, our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities.The successful candidate will also be expected to work flexibly with regular working at Glenside campus and Police HQ, Portishead as well as other locations within Avon, Somerset and South Gloucestershire.Bristol is a city that’s famous for its rebellious streak, independent thinking, unique style and edgy creativity. Home to over 460,000 people hailing from 187 different countries – you can find over 91 different languages spoken here, and 45 religions practised. Topping polls on a regular basis, Bristol isn’t just a great place to live, but a great place to work.In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:
a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
flexible working
excellent defined benefit pension schemes
access to employee assistance programme
savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
family friendly policies
onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
Further informationThe various posts are full time and permanent but available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.If you would like an informal discussion, please contact  Dr Anne Eason. Anne can be contacted on 0117 328 4616 or email: [email protected]

Teaching Fellow in Public Policy and Climate Change (105620-0722)

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Permanent position, 1.0 FTE. Applications are invited for the permanent post of Teaching Fellow in Public Policy and Climate Change in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick. We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who takes pride in their work. The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching duties in Climate Change and Public Policy, broadly defined. A focus on the Global South and / or climate justice would be desirable. You will have the ability and willingness to act as Module Director and teach on both UG and PGT level modules including modules such as PO102 Political Research in the 21st Century, PO3A4 The Global Energy Challenge: Environment, Development & Security, PO3A5 The Politics of Climate Change, and PO977 Theories and Traditions in Public Policy. You will supervise dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The department recognises the importance of research to teaching practice and the successful applicant will be supported to develop their research profile within the framework of the role. The successful candidate will possess an honours degree or equivalent, and a PhD or equivalent (awarded or near completion) in a relevant discipline. You will have a commitment to the use and development of further innovative teaching methods and e-learning techniques within the classroom and to valuing diversity in, and promoting an inclusive approach to, teaching. In addition, you will have a proven commitment to and/or lived experience of addressing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion issues in the workplace, as well as passion for decolonising the curriculum and teaching practices. An active commitment to anti-racist and/or alternative critical pedagogies is highly desirable. You will contribute to the Department’s research and teaching profile, assist in the development of new modules and programmes, have a role within the Department’s Student Experience and Progression team, and contribute to devising overall departmental teaching strategy. You will be willing to work with the International Political Economy Cluster located in the Department and throughout you will be supported in your role by our departmental mentoring scheme. As a permanent Teaching Fellow in PAIS you will be eligible for departmental research funds, to apply for study leave and have opportunities for promotion through our teaching-focussed track. If appointed, you will be part of a vibrant group of Public Policy scholars in PAIS and across the University more broadly. The Department values diversity, aims to challenge discrimination, and promotes equality. We are committed to strengthening our equality, diversity and inclusion agenda both in relation to our community (students and staff), our research and teaching practices, and our curricula. Applications are particularly encouraged from groups that are presently under- represented in PAIS, including people who identify as Black, Asian and other under-represented ethnicities, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQUA+ people, and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We endeavour to support all our staff in their work in PAIS. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Caroline Kuzemko [email protected] for further information about Department culture please contact Professor Vicki Squire [email protected] Interview Date: TBC.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

Teaching Fellow in Public Policy and Climate Change (105620-0722)

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Permanent position, 1.0 FTE. Applications are invited for the permanent post of Teaching Fellow in Public Policy and Climate Change in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick. We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who takes pride in their work. The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching duties in Climate Change and Public Policy, broadly defined. A focus on the Global South and / or climate justice would be desirable. You will have the ability and willingness to act as Module Director and teach on both UG and PGT level modules including modules such as PO102 Political Research in the 21st Century, PO3A4 The Global Energy Challenge: Environment, Development & Security, PO3A5 The Politics of Climate Change, and PO977 Theories and Traditions in Public Policy. You will supervise dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The department recognises the importance of research to teaching practice and the successful applicant will be supported to develop their research profile within the framework of the role. The successful candidate will possess an honours degree or equivalent, and a PhD or equivalent (awarded or near completion) in a relevant discipline. You will have a commitment to the use and development of further innovative teaching methods and e-learning techniques within the classroom and to valuing diversity in, and promoting an inclusive approach to, teaching. In addition, you will have a proven commitment to and/or lived experience of addressing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion issues in the workplace, as well as passion for decolonising the curriculum and teaching practices. An active commitment to anti-racist and/or alternative critical pedagogies is highly desirable. You will contribute to the Department’s research and teaching profile, assist in the development of new modules and programmes, have a role within the Department’s Student Experience and Progression team, and contribute to devising overall departmental teaching strategy. You will be willing to work with the International Political Economy Cluster located in the Department and throughout you will be supported in your role by our departmental mentoring scheme. As a permanent Teaching Fellow in PAIS you will be eligible for departmental research funds, to apply for study leave and have opportunities for promotion through our teaching-focussed track. If appointed, you will be part of a vibrant group of Public Policy scholars in PAIS and across the University more broadly. The Department values diversity, aims to challenge discrimination, and promotes equality. We are committed to strengthening our equality, diversity and inclusion agenda both in relation to our community (students and staff), our research and teaching practices, and our curricula. Applications are particularly encouraged from groups that are presently under- represented in PAIS, including people who identify as Black, Asian and other under-represented ethnicities, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQUA+ people, and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We endeavour to support all our staff in their work in PAIS. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Caroline Kuzemko [email protected] for further information about Department culture please contact Professor Vicki Squire [email protected] Interview Date: TBC.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

ACRC Partnerships and Communications Manager

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Closing date: 22 July 2022, 5pm
Contract type: Full time 35hrs per weekFixed Term for 18 months
The Centre for Population Health Sciences at the Usher Institute within The University of Edinburgh seeks an experienced manager to lead the implementation of the knowledge exchange and impact strategy, and develop and implement the communications strategy for the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC).
The Opportunity:The ACRC is a £20million programme led by University of Edinburgh and funded by Legal and General, to research and develop innovative solutions for the care of people in later life, contributing to tackling the global challenge of promoting and maintaining ‘healthy ageing’. Central to the ACRC approach is a commitment to working in partnership with people in later life, their families and communities, and to creating a sustainable UK wide collaboration and engagement with public, private and third sector organisations to ensure impact of the research. The Partnership and Communications Manager will lead on the development and delivery of a programme of activities to engage communities and organisations to ensure they have the opportunity to inform and benefit from the research. The successful candidate will have a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent formal media training, plus good level of hands-on experience in media, communications, policy engagement or public affairs in the UK. Significant understanding of the field of knowledge exchange and impact across the timecourse of research and proven experience of developing and delivering strategic plans in partnership with others are all essential to this role. 
Informal enquiries may be directed to Lucy McCloughan, ACRC Programme Manager, [email protected]
Your skills and attributes for success: 
A degree in a relevant subject or equivalent formal media training, plus good level of hands-on experience in media, communications, policy engagement or public affairs in the UK.
Significant understanding of the field of knowledge exchange and impact across the timecourse of research including, for example, experience of helping researchers frame research questions that can maximise the likelihood of impactful research, and experience of setting up systems to report and monitor impact.
Proven experience of developing and delivering strategic plans in partnership with others.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills (written and oral), including a proven ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly to non-specialist audiences, and speak with confidence to senior practitioners, policymakers, managers and academics.
Demonstrable experience of developing successful working partnerships with a range of stakeholders.

ACRC Partnerships and Communications Manager

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Closing date: 22 July 2022, 5pm
Contract type: Full time 35hrs per weekFixed Term for 18 months
The Centre for Population Health Sciences at the Usher Institute within The University of Edinburgh seeks an experienced manager to lead the implementation of the knowledge exchange and impact strategy, and develop and implement the communications strategy for the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC).
The Opportunity:The ACRC is a £20million programme led by University of Edinburgh and funded by Legal and General, to research and develop innovative solutions for the care of people in later life, contributing to tackling the global challenge of promoting and maintaining ‘healthy ageing’. Central to the ACRC approach is a commitment to working in partnership with people in later life, their families and communities, and to creating a sustainable UK wide collaboration and engagement with public, private and third sector organisations to ensure impact of the research. The Partnership and Communications Manager will lead on the development and delivery of a programme of activities to engage communities and organisations to ensure they have the opportunity to inform and benefit from the research. The successful candidate will have a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent formal media training, plus good level of hands-on experience in media, communications, policy engagement or public affairs in the UK. Significant understanding of the field of knowledge exchange and impact across the timecourse of research and proven experience of developing and delivering strategic plans in partnership with others are all essential to this role. 
Informal enquiries may be directed to Lucy McCloughan, ACRC Programme Manager, [email protected]
Your skills and attributes for success: 
A degree in a relevant subject or equivalent formal media training, plus good level of hands-on experience in media, communications, policy engagement or public affairs in the UK.
Significant understanding of the field of knowledge exchange and impact across the timecourse of research including, for example, experience of helping researchers frame research questions that can maximise the likelihood of impactful research, and experience of setting up systems to report and monitor impact.
Proven experience of developing and delivering strategic plans in partnership with others.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills (written and oral), including a proven ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly to non-specialist audiences, and speak with confidence to senior practitioners, policymakers, managers and academics.
Demonstrable experience of developing successful working partnerships with a range of stakeholders.

Policy Analyst

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Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Policy Analyst
Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance
This post is fixed term post for 2 years, with the potential to extend subject to funding
The Grantham Research Institute is a world-leading centre for the study of the economics and social sciences of climate change and other global environmental problems, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes.
We are seeking a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis, on a broad range of topics relating to climate change policy. The role will encompass planning and delivering policyanalysisprojectsincollaborationwithothermembersofthePolicy Analysis Team and the Institute’s research staff. Through a range of activities that incudes horizon scanning, the post holder will help maximisetheexternalimpactandvisibilityoftheInstituteanditswork, and will contributetotheimplementationoftheInstitute’spolicyanalysisstrategy,particularlyonclimate change mitigation, net-zero and sustainable growth.
Candidates will have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in environmental economics, climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, international relations or a related field as well as knowledge and experience in applied research, policy analysis and a range of climate change related disciplines. With experience of producing high-quality analysis aimed at decision-makers in the public, private or third sector about climate-related issues and a good understanding of domestic and international policies on climate change, post holders will also have experience of managing projects and of contributing as a project team member. Knowledge and experience of climate change economics, sustainable growth and green jobs would be desirable.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected]  
The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 July  (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Policy Analyst

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LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Policy Analyst
Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance
This post is fixed term post for 2 years, with the potential to extend subject to funding
The Grantham Research Institute is a world-leading centre for the study of the economics and social sciences of climate change and other global environmental problems, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes.
We are seeking a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis, on a broad range of topics relating to climate change policy. The role will encompass planning and delivering policyanalysisprojectsincollaborationwithothermembersofthePolicy Analysis Team and the Institute’s research staff. Through a range of activities that incudes horizon scanning, the post holder will help maximisetheexternalimpactandvisibilityoftheInstituteanditswork, and will contributetotheimplementationoftheInstitute’spolicyanalysisstrategy,particularlyonclimate change mitigation, net-zero and sustainable growth.
Candidates will have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in environmental economics, climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, international relations or a related field as well as knowledge and experience in applied research, policy analysis and a range of climate change related disciplines. With experience of producing high-quality analysis aimed at decision-makers in the public, private or third sector about climate-related issues and a good understanding of domestic and international policies on climate change, post holders will also have experience of managing projects and of contributing as a project team member. Knowledge and experience of climate change economics, sustainable growth and green jobs would be desirable.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected]  
The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 July  (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Global Correspondent Banking 1870-2000 – European Networks

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Location: Faculty of History, George Street, Oxford
Salary: Grade 7 point 1 to 4: £33,309 to £36,382 per annum
About the role
We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the team working on a major 5-year research project, Global Correspondent Banking 1870-2000, funded by the European Research Council Advanced Grant scheme. The Researcher will join the team from January 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. The project is led by Professor Catherine R. Schenk at the University of Oxford. The overall objective is to analyse the changing shape of international correspondent banking networks across the 20th century using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Alongside a cohort of three to five Post-Doctoral researchers, the Researcher will be attached to a research stream that will use archival research and advanced statistical analysis the dynamics of correspondent banking relationships in Europe during this period, including the banks’ strategy and the impact of economic and political shocks.
About you
You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in a relevant discipline, which may include expertise in financial history or another cognate discipline and knowledge of European economic history from 1870-2000. You will have demonstrable experience in statistical methods (e.g. R, Stata, GIS) and experience in archival research. Fluency in reading more than one European language, with willingness to travel to archives in Europe where appropriate, is essential.
You will hold, or be close to completion of, a doctorate in a relevant field. You will have excellent communication and data handling skills, a demonstrable capacity for independent research, be capable of managing your own academic research and associated activities, and have previous experience of contributing to publications and/or presentations.
This post is full time, fixed-term for two years.

Application Process
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Catherine R Schenk: [email protected]
You will be required to complete a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only applications submitted through the University of Oxford e-recruitment system and received before noon Friday 2nd September 2022 can be considered.

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