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Aug 18

Part time Post Doctoral Fellow Vacancy

University of Canterbury School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to join the team of researchers working on the CYCLES: Children and Youth in Cities: Lifestyle Evaluation Study

University of Canterbury, Christchurch Opportunities

The CYCLES project is coordinated by the University of Canterbury, as part of a contribution to CUSP, the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, a research consortia funded by the UK ESRC.
The project aims to establish a robust, international study of young people’s lifestyles in cities where rapid urbanisation is a occurring, to enable the establishment of project governance by conducting the fieldwork for UK and New Zealand case studies and work with international partners.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to this exciting and humanistic study.
Applications are invited from researchers interested in the humanistic exploration of economic, ecological, social and governance dimensions of young people’s sustainable prosperity.

  • Part-time at 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE)
  • Fixed-Term position to December 2020

The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field, such as political science, sociology, geography or child development. Applicants with strong technical skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods with children and young adults will be at an advantage.  A background in, or demonstrable interest in, youth politics, consumption, or urban planning is an advantage, but is not essential.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 19th August 2018 (midnight NZ time)

Should you wish to email any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator.
Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward .

Find out more and apply