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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Institution: Aberystwyth University

Job Reference Number: GE.16.01

Start date: 1st June 2016

Duration: Full time, fixed term for a period of 2 years

Supervisor: Dr Jesse Heley and Dr Laura Jones

Closing date: Sunday,22nd May 2016

Salary: £32,600 - £37,768 per annum


We are seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to work as part of the ESRC WISERD/Civil Society Research Centre, a new inter-institutional research programme. The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University and will particularly contribute to the work package ‘Ageing, serious leisure and the contribution of the grey economy’, led by Dr Jesse Heley and Dr Laura Jones, with a smaller contribution to work package ‘Rethinking Local Civil Society in an Age of Global Connectivity’, led by Professor Michael Woods. The post-holder will be responsible for data collection and analysis, as well as contributing to the broader development, delivery and dissemination of the research. 

More information about the post is available here.

Further information

Informal enquiries about the post or project may be addressed to Dr Jesse Heley (; 01970 621601) or Dr Laura Jones (; 01970 622639).




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