College of Social Science and International Studies
This full time post is available from 1stAugust 2019 on a fixed term basis to 31st August 2021
Summary of the role
The College wishes to recruit a Research Fellow to work with Dr Jason Reifler on a project examining misperceptions, especially in Europe.
This ERC funded post is available August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2021.
analysing data; and writing both academic and public facing articles and reports.
Teaching is not a primarily responsibility of this position, though opportunities may exist for those wishing to further their professional development in this area.
The ideal candidate will have an academic background in political science, communication, or psychology.
Contingent on funding and identifying a suitable candidate, a second post may available from August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020.
The successful applicant will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals; identify sources of research funding and contribute to the process of securing funds and make presentations at conferences and other events.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) or equivalent qualification / experience in a related field of study.
The successful applicant will be a nationally recognised authority in political science or closely related discipline (psychology, communication) and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research programmes and methodologies.
The successful applicant will also be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as team leader as required.
The successful candidate will be able to develop survey questionnaire, design experiments, analyse data, prepare ethics / IRB applications and study preregistration documents, help turn results into publishable papers and present at conferences or public events.
Fluency in one of more European languages other than English is advantageous, but not essential.
For further information please contact Professor. Jason Reifler, e-mail j.reifler ex.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 725241.
You can view theJob Description and Person Specification document here.
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