Applications are invited for a full time, fixed term Early Career Fellow to work under the supervision of Professor Matthew Gibney on a Centre-wide project called ‘Rethinking Refuge’ until 31 July 2019. The project aims to contribute to global and regional debates on refugee and migration governance.
The project includes a web-based platform, which will host creative and innovative, research-related short articles on refugee policy, to inform a wide audience. In order further to advance this project and to stimulate creative academic reflection relating to refugee policy, you will curate, commission and draft material for this platform. Alongside this, you will also be expected to conduct independent academic research related to forced migration for publication (for example, turning a completed doctoral thesis into a published manuscript, or developing an article for publication).
You should have a doctorate (or near to completion) in an appropriate discipline (e.g. politics, international relations, public policy, law, modern history, geography, anthropology, or sociology), with a focus on refugee issues. The potential to make a significant academic contribution to the field of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. Excellent communication skills, as well as knowledge and understanding of key debates in global refugee policy, and a demonstrated interest in these debates.
For full details of the post, please refer to the job description. Applicants will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of the online application.