We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher with expertise in illegal wildlife trade, security and consumerism in Asian countries to join the BIOSEC team on a 12-month post-doctoral fellowship. The posts will offer the successful candidates the opportunity to pursue innovative research in one of the UK’s leading departments of Politics, here at the University of Sheffield.
The fellowship will run from Oct 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter), for 12 months, and will be based in Sheffield with the opportunity to carry out international fieldwork. Applications are welcomed from candidates who already have a good honors degree and have completed a PhD (or are nearing completion) on biodiversity conservation in any of the sub-fields of Politics and International Relations, Human Geography or Development Studies. You should also possess knowledge and experience of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, be able to work as part of team and a proven track record of successfully managing a research project over a long period of time.
The closing date for applications is 14th June 2018, with interviews scheduled to take place w/c 2 July. The can download the full job description here.
More information about the post and details of how to apply can be found on the University website. For informal inquiries about the posts and the recruiting department, please contact Professor Rosaleen Duffy on firstname.lastname@example.org. Administrative queries should be directed to the the Politics Departmental Manager, Sarah Beddow, on email@example.com
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