Research Fellow in the Politics of International Migration

Research Fellow in the Politics of International Migration
University of Sheffield

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £38,511 to £45,594 Grade 8, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Closes: 23rd October 2014
Job Ref: UOS009326
Contract Type: Fixed term for 3 years tenable from 1 January 2015
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences


The Department is pleased to offer a new three-year Research Fellowship in the area of the Politics of International Migration. This exciting post-doctoral opportunity is open to applicants offering an innovative research agenda on relevant themes, and we welcome empirical interests in any part of the world.

You will be part of a growing team of academic staff in the Department and wider Faculty working on the theme of migration. While pursuing your post-doctoral research project, you will also engage actively with a major initiative on the Prospects for International Migration Governance (MIGPROSP), led by Professor Andrew Geddes and supported by a prestigious Advanced Investigator Grant from the European Research Council. Details of this initiative can be found at

You will have or be very near to completing a PhD in Political Science or International Relations, or a closely related area, preferably applied to international migration. A record of high quality research publications on migration-related topics and a strong background in international research is essential.

Applications should include a detailed proposal for the post-doctoral research project that you would pursue during the course of the Fellowship, which should extend to no more than three sides of A4 paper, as well as a full CV.

To apply: Click here.

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