Research Fellow - Economy, Society and Governance

United Kingdom
£30,942 to £38,017
Oct 11, 2019
Nov 09, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Applications are invited a six month full-time Research Associate position on the above research project which is being led by Professor Peter Sunley, in the Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton. The post will be based in Southampton and will work closely with the other investigators: Professor Richard Harris (Business, Durham), Professor Ron Martin (Geography, Cambridge), Professor Andy Pike (CURDS, Newcastle). The aim of the project is to investigate the condition, and potential, of advanced manufacturing industries and clusters in the industrial regions of the UK. The project will aim to contribute to public debates about place-based industrial strategy and the future role of industrial policy in spatial rebalancing.

The post will start on 3 December 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

You will join the Economy, Culture, Governance research group (see ). The group has a leading international reputation in human geography and strong interdisciplinary links in the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK's top 10 research-intensive universities.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Peter Sunley ( ) (00 44) (0) 23 80595496.

Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1187519WR on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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