College of Humanities
This fixed term, full time post is available from 1st July 2019 to 23rd January2020
Summary of the role
The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Dr. Rebecca Williams.
This Academy of Medical Sciences funded post will work on the project 'Population Control and the Emergency in India: The Shah Commission Regained.'
The post will include archival research in national and regional archives in India; completion of oral history interviews; preparation of literature reviews; assisting with the preparation of grant applications; assisting with the preparation of a journal special issue, and completion of other tasks as required to support the project
The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programs.
Applicants will have knowledge of modern Indian history, and be able to conduct research in national and regional archives in India, conduct oral history interviews, prepare literature reviews, assist with the preparation of grant applications, and conduct administrative tasks as necessary for the project.
You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.
For further information please contact Dr. Rebecca Williams, e-mail R.Williams2@ex.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 723153
What we can offer you
Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parentalleave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon
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