Nottingham Trent University Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Summary Additional information: Fixed term for three years in first instance with a potential transfer to permanent academic contract on the Teaching and Research (T&R) academic pathway The School of Social Sciences is delighted to offer three exciting opportunities for Early Career Research Fellows (ECRFs). This initiative is part of a broader investment in research and research infrastructure in the School of Social Sciences. Three opportunities are offered for a 3-year Early Career Research Fellow contract. Subject to successful completion of the Fellowship there is a potential opportunity for progression to a permanent lectureship on the T&R pathway. These Fellowship opportunities are part of a package of significant investment in the School of Social Sciences, demonstrating the University's commitment to and confidence in the School's continued success in research and teaching. We are keen to attract outstanding early career researchers in any discipline represented in the School and linked to at least one of our Research Centres which are as follows: Nottingham centre for Children, Young People and Families Centre for Behavioural Methods Research Centre for Crime, Offenders, Prevention and Engagement (COPE) Centre for Public and Psychological health (PPH) The departments in the School are: Institute for Health and Allied Professions Nottingham Institute of Education Politics and International Relations Psychology Social Work and Social Care (TBC) Sociology (including Criminology) Closing date: Wednesday 11th September (Midnight) Interview dates: Monday 23 September (To be confirmed) For initial informal enquiries please contact Professor Di Bailey, Associate Dean of Research ([email protected]) or Duncan Guest, Lead Research Coordinator ([email protected]). Applicants should submit a CV and a detailed 5-year research plan, aligned with research in a given area linked to one of the research centres outlined above, with their online application form. Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .