Research Associate in Cultural or Human Geography (0.37FTE)

Research Associate in Cultural or Human Geography (0.37FTE)

AHRC Connected Communities, ’Understanding Everyday participation- Articulating Cultural Value

Salary Grade 7 – £32,277 to £37,394 per annum, pro rata

Part time fixed term contract for up to 12 months

Ref: SAH00017

At Leicester we’re going places. As a leading University in Britain our aim is to climb further. A commitment to high quality fused with an inclusive academic culture is our hallmark and led the Times Higher Education to describe us as “elite without being elitist”.

‘Understanding Everyday Participation- Articulating Cultural Values’ (UEP) is a 5-year, £1.5 million research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council through its Connected Communities funding stream. The project is led by Dr Andrew Miles at the University of Manchester and Dr Lisanne Gibson leads the work done through the University of Leicester

In this role you will provide geographic technical expertise and analytical skills to the Understanding Everyday Participation- Articulating Cultural Value project (

You will have a postgraduate qualification and be progressing towards a PhD in cultural or human geography. You will also have knowledge and experience of managing, processing and analysing quantitative data at various geographic levels as well as being able to demonstrate proficiency with GIS techniques and software (e.g. QGis)

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Lisanne Gibson on

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The closing date for this post is midnight on Friday 9th October 2015