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About the role
In this role you will work on a Leverhulme funded project that will creatively explore, geovisualise and map how Leicester is experienced. You will take a leading role in experimental research design, interviewing participants, collecting, collating, analyzing and visualising data in line with reaching the research goals of the project. You will also present research findings at conferences and workshops and contribute to the writing up of the project for publications.
About you
With a PhD in a relevant subject, you will have experience and in-depth knowledge of GIScience or quantitative social media analysis. You will have experience of designing and conducting interviews or surveys and be able to provide evidence of quality research output.
We are looking for a self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills. You will be able to plan, organise and implement programmes of work under minimal supervision.
Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Katy Bennett on kjb33@le.ac.uk  

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 25 June 2019.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.