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Research Fellow - QMUL21429

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £38,084 per annum (pro rata £9,521) (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21429
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 28-Jan-2020
Closing date: 11-Feb-2020

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Research Fellow

Fixed Term and Part-Time (0.25 FTE)

1st March 2020 – 28 February 2022

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow funded by the Thyssen Foundation to the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations (CAGCR). The successful applicant will work on British-German cultural relations against the backdrop of Brexit. The fellowship involves conducting independent research, carrying out some organisational work, including organising a lecture series, and connecting with appropriate social networks.

You will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in German or have a relevant professional qualification or equivalent professional experience, together with the ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, good organisational and communicative skills are also essential. You will be required to work independently on your research area.  Knowledge of Anglo-German cultural and social history and matters relating to Brexit would be an advantage.

The post is fixed term until 28 February 2022 and part time at 0.25 FTE (8.75 hours per week), with an expected start date of 1st March 2020. Starting salary will be £38,084 per annum (pro rata £9,521). Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata), pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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Further details about the post and application information can be found by clicking on the 'apply' link below.

Completed applications, including a CV and covering statement, should be submitted by 11th February 2020.

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date.

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