Research Fellow in Creative and Gender-Transformative Climate Action in Myanmar

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7073753 (Ref.No. ENVGE1136)
Posted: January 6, 2021

Job Description

Are you a talented and creative researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in applied ethnographic research and creative methodologies? Are you passionate about better understanding how social inequalities - particularly gender, sexuality and age - manifest in uneven impacts of climate change? Would you like to join an engaged research team that builds partnerships between communities, stakeholders and artists in marginalised urban environments to challenge these inequalities through gender-transformative climate action?

You will have a PhD or close to obtaining  in Anthropology, Social Geography, Gender and/or Development Studies. Experience of undertaking collaborative, applied and creative ethnographic research in Myanmar or a closely related context is essential. A developing high-quality publishing track record is required.

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

Dr Katie McQuaid, Senior Research Fellow



Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Geography
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share / flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 30 months)
Release Date:  Monday 04 January 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 February 2021
Reference:  ENVGE1136

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