Disability Studies Postdoctorate Research Associate Position, University Of Sheffield

Job Reference Number: UOS007678

Job Title: Post-doctoral Research Associate

Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st December 2016

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Department: School of Education

Salary: Grade 7

£28,972 – £36,661 per annum

Closing Date: 8th January 2014

This Post-doctorate Research Associate will work with Professors Dan Goodley and Elizabeth Wood and other colleagues across the Social Sciences, Humanities and Medicine, to develop a newly identified programme of inter-disciplinary research entitled ‘Transforming Disability, Culture and Childhood: Local, Global and Transdisciplinary Responses’. The successful post-holder will work with a number of academic colleagues in the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth to develop the theoretical, research and funding capabilities of a research programme comprised of three research strands:

Strand 1: Early Years (birth-5 years) Disability Diagnoses: Cultural Perspectives, Beliefs and Experiences in the Early Years.

Strand 2: Children (5-16 years) Disability Dealings: Working with Children as Critical Practitioners.

Strand 3: Young People (16 – 24 years) Disability Discourses: Analysing Emotionality and Psychologisation.

Applicants should hold a good first degree and a PhD in a relevant discipline (or equivalent) and have experience of undertaking qualitative research and a good track record of publications. Previous experience and skills in inter-disciplinary research is desirable

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