Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Department of Sociological Studies
Sheffield University
Job Reference Number: UOS001267, Closing Date: 18th June 2010
Contract Type: Fixed-term for 3 years, from 6 September 2010 until 6 September 2013.
Interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 29 June 2010.
Salary: Grade 7: £28,139 to £35,646 per annum, with potential to progress to £38,951
The successful candidate will work on an ESRC-funded project: If the Shoe Fits: Footwear, Identity and Transition. This project explores issues of identity and embodiment through the lens of footwear, asking how shoes contribute to identity transitions from a material culture perspective.
Duties include the day-to-day management of the project under the guidance of the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator and will include the gathering of qualitative data and case study work and their completion. Applicants must have a PhD in an area such as: Social Anthropology; Sociology; Material Culture Studies; Fashion Studies.
Further details can be found on Sheffield Uni’s vacancies site:

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