Deadline: 22 July 2015
Open to: applicants with PhD in International Relations who are fluent in English and Serbo-Croatian
Fellowship: GBR 28,695 per year
Applications are invited for a Research Fellow on the ‘Space for Sharing’ project at The University of Nottingham. The aim of the project is to provide a trans-disciplinary understanding of the online sharing of personal information, emotion and resources in extreme circumstances (ranging from dangerous and addictive drug use, life-threatening illness, to suicidal ideation and disaster situations).
The project involving six work packages will explore how, in such circumstances, these acts of sharing impact on the development of empathy and trust on and offline. You will undertake research primarily in Work Package 2, to undertake a qualitative analysis of online information sharing in the context of disaster and conflict situations, focused on two case studies – 2014 Balkan floods and Ukraine conflict, as well as work with researchers in other universities on the project to develop a trans-disciplinary understanding of online sharing of personal information, emotion and resources in extreme circumstances.
Applicants should have inter alia a PhD in International Relations (or equivalent subject), fluency in English and Serbo-Croatian, ability to conduct interdisciplinary research, and extensive knowledge of SFR Yugoslavia, and Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia. For full details see Role Profile.
This is a full time, fixed term post and is available immediately. The successful candidate will receive salary GBR 28,695 per year.
How to apply?
The deadline for applications is 22 July 2015. Apply for the position online HERE.
For more information please visit the official website.