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Kings College London
Research Associate in the Department of English
Applications are invited to fill a temporary (36 months) full-time research position in the field of qualitative ageing studies. This is a key post in a cross-disciplinary research programme funded by a UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship on the Sciences of Ageing and the Culture of Youth. The position is available from 1 October 2021.
Location: London
Salary: £38,304 per annum
Deadline: 17 May 2021
You will co-create and progress research objectives in the field of ageing health sciences. You will explore experiences and meanings of ageing and the role of cognitive decline in shaping these experiences, and interrogate concepts like positive ageing and health in ageing, using qualitative research methods. In capturing the lived experiences of service users and low service users you will engage with project partners in the third sector, especially local community organisations in the centre of London as well as outside London. You are also invested in exploring the boundary between the humanities and social sciences, seeking out opportunities and strategies for enhancing the conversation between these fields, including looking beyond discipline-specific methodological frameworks.
How to Apply
This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 36 months. This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent
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