The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than 350 million pounds worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for another 330 million pounds of investment between now and 2016.
The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Professor Lynne Oats in relation to the FairTax project, funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 649439. The project entails research into developments in the relationship between tax authorities and large businesses in several countries. This post is available immediately for a fixed term of 24 months. The successful applicant will identify appropriate literature, engage in empirical research and work collaboratively within a team.
The post will include developing qualitative methodologies, fieldwork, data analysis and dissemination activities. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) in law, regulation, governance or a related field, or possess an equivalent qualification/experience and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of qualitative research methods and techniques. Applicants will have an interest in tax administration and be able to work with a range of sources, employing a range of social science research methods. Good time management and planning skills are essential as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative and self motivation.
Salary will be in the range £25,513 up to £28,695 and the full advertisement can be seen here
For further information please contact Professor Lynne Oats, e-mail L.M.Oats@ex.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 726267.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.
Interviews are expected to take place on 13 July 2015.