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Postdoctoral Researcher Economics (CUBE/INHABIT)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33610

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 30/11/2020

Job live date: 19/10/2020

Salary: £30,942 - £33,797 pro rata per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: School of Politics Economics & International Relations

Division: Economics

Hours per week: 0.6 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed term for 4 years

We are looking to recruit a part time Post Doctoral researcher interested in behaviour change and gender and diversity to contribute to two important applied projects: Horizon 2020 INHABIT that aims to foster Inclusive Health and Wellbeing in four small and medium size cities In Europe (Cordoba, Riga, Lucca and Nitra), running for four years AND Contrasting Unconscious Bias in Education (CUBE) looking to evaluate a programme of unconscious bias training in primary schools in Italy, Spain, Germany and the UK, running for one year. 

CUBE has already been running for one year and the researcher will be responsible for helping with the evaluation of the programme and communications with the project managers in the four countries where the intervention is taking place.

INHABIT has a strong gender and diversity focus, for which the team at UoR is responsible. In particular INHABIT key deliverables will be behavioural games for preference elicitation in each of the city and gender landscapes in each of the city. The researcher will be responsible for designing, collecting and analyzing data on the UoR‘s deliverables, write reports and handbooks and academic outputs in collaboration with the team. The researcher will also need to establish effective communication with the other partners in the INHABIT project.

For both projects, the post holder will have to opportunity to carry out and manage research in all its aspects, from the outset to completion and will be supervised by a team of academics directed by Professor Della Giusta. 

Closing date: 30/11/2020

Interview date: Week commencing 7th December

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Marina Della Giusta

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The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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