U Oxford COMPAS: Researchers on Migration in Europe (UK)

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2 Researcher positions, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK. Deadline: 14 April 2022.

  1. Senior Researcher

Reporting to the Director of the Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity, you will be Principal Investigator and lead for the award-winning C-MISE, the city initiative on migrants with irregular status in Europe. You will provide clear leadership for this innovative programme as it moves into the next phase of its development, being integral in the formulation of its new strategic plan. You will have a passion both for academic research and for knowledge exchange with policy makers, NGOs, and other stakeholders. You will be able to equally balance these two aspects of the role, undertaking research with pathways for publishing in an academic context, alongside a clear focus on applied knowledge exchange and policy engagement. The post is offered on a full-time basis for up to 34 months, available from 1st June 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is based in the UK. Requests for flexible working will always be taken into consideration and will be accommodated as far as possible.

2. Researcher

Reporting to the Director of the Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity, you will be responsible for carrying out a research and knowledge exchange project focused on the No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) immigration condition and social services provision for those at risk of destitution. You will have a passion both for academic research and for knowledge exchange with policy makers, NGOs, and other stakeholders. You will be able to equally balance these two aspects of the role, undertaking research with clear pathways for publishing in an academic context, alongside a clear focus on applied knowledge exchange and policy engagement. The post is offered on a full-time basis for 18 months from 1 May 2022 (with the possibility of extension). Requests for flexible working will always be taken into consideration and will be accommodated as far as possible.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford and those with lived experience of the immigration system.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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