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Part-time Researcher, “Place, crime and insecurity in everyday life: A contemporary study of an English town”

Applications for this vacancy closed on 10 May 2022 at 12:00PM
Professor Ian Loader (Oxford University), Dr Evi Girling (Keele University –
Principal Investigator), Professor Richard Sparks (Edinburgh University) and
Professor Ben Bradford (University College London) have been awarded a grant
from the ESRC for an ambitious three year programme of research examining
Place, Crime and Insecurity in Everyday Life: A contemporary study of an
English town. The project commenced in November 2019 and will run to 1st
February 2023. This project will provide a new exploration of the place and
meanings of security in the everyday lives of people living in Britain today
through an intensive local study of one English town in Cheshire, details
about the project can be found on the website, https://securityinplace.org/





We are inviting for applications for a Researcher to join our research team.
We are seeking applicants with a strong background in a relevant social
science (e.g. Sociology, Anthropology, Human Geography etc.) and with
experience of and aptitude in digital ethnographic methods.



The Researcher will manage their own academic research and administrative
activities. This involves small scale project management, to co-ordinate
multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines, taking the lead on the conduct of
primary and secondary analysis of social media data, and preparing data for
archiving; conduct of digital ethnographic research activities and manage the
project’s social media accounts; adapt existing and develop new research
methodologies and materials and work with the team to contribute to design,
planning and conduct of qualitative interviews on use of social media and
participant recruitment and organisation of interviews, focus groups and
deliberative/consensus events; analyse qualitative and/or quantitative social
media data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining theories as
appropriate and contribute ideas for new research projects





The Researcher should hold or currently be studying for a relevant PhD/Dphil,
together with relevant experience, in a related social science subject
(Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology or Human Geography); possess sufficient
specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research
programmes and have experience of conducting digital ethnography/research on
social media and in the collection and analysis of online data; the ability to
manage own academic research and associated activities and to work
collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team and previous experience of
contributing to publications/presentations.





The post is part time (0.5 FTE or 18.75 hours per week) and commences on 1
July 2022. The post is fixed term until 31 January 2023.





The research fellow will be based in the Centre for Criminology at Oxford,
line managed by Professor Ian Loader. Some travel to Macclesfield will be
expected throughout the duration of the post.





Closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 10 May 2022. Interviews
will be held online on Tuesday 24 May 2022.





Applicants will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of
your application. Candidates should arrange for **an item of written work**
(no more than 10, 0000 words), published or unpublished to be sent in a single
email to recruitment@law.ox.ac.uk by the closing date.





Shortlisted applicants will be asked to arrange for two references to be
submitted before the interviews take place.

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Professor Ian Loader (Oxford University), Dr Evi Girling (Keele University –
Principal Investigator), Professor Richard Sparks (Edinburgh University) and
Professor Ben Bradford (University College London) have been awarded a grant
from the ESRC for an ambitious three year programme of research examining
Place, Crime and Insecurity in Everyday Life: A contemporary study of an
English town. The project commenced in November 2019 and will run to 1st
February 2023. This project will provide a new exploration of the place and
meanings of security in the everyday lives of people living in Britain today
through an intensive local study of one ...

Professor Ian Loader (Oxford University), Dr Evi Girling (Keele University – Principal Investigator), Professor Richard Sparks (Edinburgh University) and Professor Ben Bradford (University College London) have been awarded a grant from the ESRC for an ambitious three year programme of research examining Place, Crime and Insecurity in Everyday Life: A contemporary study of an English town. The project commenced in November 2019 and will run to 1st February 2023.  This project will provide a new exploration of the place and meanings of security in the everyday lives of people living in Britain today through an intensive local study of one ...
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