Research Fellow Ref 6429

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours:0.75 FTE / 28 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 12 months
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 20 July 2021
Closing date:  10 August 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: 1 October 2021 (flexible)

Job description

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow for a British Academy funded research project on “Spatial Educational Inequalities in Peru”.

This research project is led by Dr Sonja Fagernas and Dr Panu Pelkonen (Department of Economics) and also involves academic collaborators from Peru. It will study the evolution of spatial inequalities in primary education in Peru across time. The project will focus on the roles of school resources and teachers, population characteristics and political factors in determining learning outcomes in the context of regional disparities and urbanisation.

Please contact Dr Sonja Fagernas for informal enquiries:

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6429 [PDF 144.90KB]

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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