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Job vacancy: researcher on ESRC project on celebrity and young people
Brunel University is advertising for a 0.5 researcher on an 20 month ESRC funded study (From 1 October 2012), led by Dr Heather Mendick and Dr Kim Allen, on The Role of Celebrity in Young People's Classed and Gendered Aspirations.
This youth-centred study will combine individual and group interviews with online forums and celebrity case studies. Candidates should have a doctorate (or be close to one) in a relevant discipline, experience of conducting social science research, be familiar with working with people in education settings and of using a variety of qualitative research methods. Experience of preparing research data and reporting the results of activities is also sought.
Salary: £28,945 to £38,104 inc London Weighting pro-rata
Closing date for applications: 26 July 2012 Interview date: 9 August 2012
Further details are here: https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk/WRL/pages/vacancy.jsf?latest=3
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Heather Mendick [log in to unmask]