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We are recruiting - Research Fellow

Engaging Policy
Supporting Early Career Researchers

Are you an early career researcher looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in furthering connections between the University of Leeds and Leeds City Council? Would you like to develop dataset connections, create the infrastructure for effective partnership collaborations and contribute to more effective local policy making?  If so, we have a fixed term post for a Research Fellow within the Leeds Social Sciences Institute.

This opportunity is created by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account Local Acceleration Fund which will accelerate our ongoing work in connecting communities in Leeds working with Leeds City Council (LCC), to undertake a variety of tasks designed to understand and improve the process of collaboration between the University of Leeds (UoL) and local policymakers.

To access the full details and apply click here.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Louise Waite, Director of the Leeds Social Sciences Institute


Cheryl Harris, Institute Manager LSSI


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  Leeds Social Sciences Institute
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 11 July 2022)
Release Date:  Thursday 24 February 2022
Closing Date:  Thursday 10 March 2022
Reference:  ESLSS1084
Downloads:  Candidate Brief