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Research Fellow: Mobilisation of the precarious academia in Germany and the UK

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a research background in employment or industrial relations, sociology of work, sociology of social inequaities or other fields related to work and employment? Do you have an interest in platform work? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

The Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC) is a leading research centre investigating the changing nature of work and employment and employment relations. It houses a critical mass of internationally regarded researchers that produce intellectually challenging work with genuine policy and practitioner impact. CERIC is looking for a research assistant to support Dr. Vera Trappmann in her research with labour protest among academics in Germany and the UK. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Vera Trappmann

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1119; email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  25% of full-time equivalent
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 6 months due to funding)
Release Date:  Thursday 02 January 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 16 January 2020
Reference:  LUBSC1456
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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