Research Associate, fixed term for 24 months

Alon Lischinsky alischinsky at
Mon Apr 22 15:38:55 UTC 2013

(with apologies for cross-posting)

Applications are invited for the following post:

Research Associate
Department of Media and Communications
College of Social Science
University of Leicester
Salary Grade 7 - £31,331 to £36,298 per annum,
Fixed term contract for 24months

Ref: SSC00378

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Research
Associate in the Department of Media and Communication to work on the
ESRC funded project ‘Chronic illness and online networking:
expectations, assumptions, and everyday realities’. We are looking for
a researcher with a strong interest in the multifaceted relationships
between digital media and the society and an understanding of the
theoretical and methodological issues involved. The project requires
excellent communication, organisational and time management skills, as
well as ability to work independently and contribute to professional
and academic publications.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience


·         A PhD in a relevant subject, such as media and
communication, linguistic ethnography, sociology, cultural geography;*
·         Experience of post-doctoral level research using qualitative
methods such as discourse analysis, and/or online ethnography; *
·         Experience of conducting research interviews with members of
the public and with institutional agents at doctoral level or above*
·         A record of publication in scholarly outlets, such as
refereed journals, edited books, or monographs.*

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Nelya Koteyko
on nk158 at or 0116 252 2768.


For further information and to apply on-line, please visit our

The closing date for this post is midnight on Thursday 9th May 2013.
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