Research Fellow Ref 4555

School/department: School of Global Studies
Hours:part time, considered up to a maximum of 0.5 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 31 August 2022
Reference: 4555
Salary:starting at £33,718 to £40,322, pro rata if part time current salary scales can be found here
Placed on: 07 September 2020
Closing date:  17 September 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: September or soon thereafter

Job description

An ERC Horizon 2020 project- VERSUS- seeks an analyst with skills and experience in the politics of Yemen and areas of Africa (unspecified), elite politics, conflict studies, social network analysis, econometric research, data collection and organization. This analyst should have an advanced degree which has incorporated both political studies and empirical approaches to political studies. The ideal candidate will have extensive evidence of their work in the politics and political geography of Yemen, political violence and spatial analysis.

Please contact Prof. C Raleigh at for informal enquiries

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Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

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