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Please pass on to those you think would be interested in this new position at Leeds:
RESEARCH FELLOW, SCHOOL OF GEOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
The School wishes to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the ESRC funded project 'Autonomous Geographies: Activism & Everyday Life in the City'. This project is about those spaces where there is a questioning of the laws and social norms of society and a creative desire to constitute non-capitalist, collective forms of politics, identity and citizenship.
You will have, or be close to completing, a PhD in Geography or a cognate discipline or have equivalent experience. With experience or understanding of social movement groups in the UK or abroad, you will have the ability to undertake independent research, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, good time management and the ability to meet deadlines. An essential element of this post is travelling within the UK in order to undertake participant observation and associated research tasks. This post is available for 2 years from 1 October 2005.
Research IA (£21,640 - £25,699 p.a.)
Informal enquiries to Dr Paul Chatterton, University of Leeds tel 0113 343 6636, email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> or Dr Jenny Pickerill, University of Leicester tel 0116 252 3836 email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
To apply online please visit http://www.leeds.ac.uk <http://www.leeds.ac.uk/> and click on 'jobs'. Application packs are also available from Christopher Cox email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Job ref 310346 Closing date Tues May 3rd 2005.
Dr Jenny Pickerill
Lecturer in Human Geography
Department of Geography
University of Leicester
tel: 0116 252 3836
fax: 0116 252 3854
email: [log in to unmask]
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