Recruiting Research Fellows for Sussex Law School

by | Jun 15, 2016

Research Fellow x 3 Posts, Ref 950 (fixed-term, part-time to full-time)

School of Law, Politics and Sociology – Sussex Law School

Fixed term from 01 September 2016 to 31 August 2020, part-time (0.6 FTE minimum) to full-time (to be negotiated with successful candidate)
Salary range:
  starting at £31,656 and rising to £37,768 either pro rata or full-time.  This appointment will start at the first point of the salary scale.
Closing date for applications: 13 July 2016
Expected start date:  01 September 2016


Applications are invited for three part-time to full-time Research Fellows to work with Professor Nuno Ferreira (Law) on an ERC funded project ‘Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Claims of Asylum: A European human rights challenge’ (SOGICA).  The position requires expertise in the fields of migration and asylum law and/or sexuality and gender studies.  Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in social science discipline, such as law, sociology or political science, and a PhD – also in a social science discipline.  Candidates should have experience of conducting empirical research in social sciences.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Nuno Ferreira,  Further information about the School of Law, Politics and Sociology can be found here .

Terms and conditions

Research Faculty Terms and Conditions SUMMARY [DOC 36.00KB]


Application form – academic post [DOC 301.50KB]

Please send completed application form by email to:

When emailing your application please use the following format in the ‘subject’ line: post reference number / post title / your name. If you are applying for more than one post advertised by the University, please send a separate email and application form for each post. Please attach your completed application form and any other documents directly to the email rather than using a web-based upload / weblink service (e.g. SkyDrive) otherwise we may not receive your application due to incompatibility with our email software.

Or post to: Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Applications should be received by midnight on the closing date.

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