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Centre for Geopolitics

Providing historically-grounded solutions to enduring geopolitical problems
 

Research Assistants

The Centre offers 'Ax:son Johnson Research Assistantships in Applied History' on a rolling basis, for PhD candidates. The positions are tenable for 9 months from appointment or to the award of the PhD, whichever is sooner. They are paid through the TES scheme at Grade 5 equivalent, up to 4 hours per week, £14 per hour. Depending on the nature of the work, agreed expenses may be payable.

The appointees will support, intellectually and organisationally, the work of the centre. Organisational responsibilities will include organising and overseeing events and initiatives, managing and liaising with various stakeholders including speakers, special guests, and invitees; advertising and social media; and budget reporting on events.

Applicants should send a CV, short letter of recommendation from their supervisor, and a one-page cover letter that addresses their interest in the field of Applied History and relevant experience in event planning or advertising to Karri Aston, Centre Coordinator on kka29@cam.ac.uk

The Centre is currently recruiting for a Research Assistant to start November/December 2020 and another to start January/February 2021.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.