Full Job Description
This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for 24 months
Glasgow Caledonian University – the University for the Common Good – is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.
GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we are Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence – we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
The WiSE Centre for Economic Justice within the Glasgow School for Business & Society invites post-doctoral candidates to apply for the Ailsa McKay Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship.
WiSE is a multi-disciplinary research centre which focuses on gender analysis of economic and public policy from a feminist economics perspective. We are inviting applications from PhD graduates with a background in feminist economics focusing on any of the following areas; feminist economic methodologies; alternative economic strategies; gender analysis of economic and public policy and the political economy of care.
Candidates with a PhD in economics/social policy or public policy are invited to apply to undertake research within the realm of feminist economics on a particular area of interest to WiSE. Candidates with quantitative expertise are particularly encouraged.
This post is intended to provide training and development opportunities for post doctoral academics, and is a fixed term opportunity, for 2 years.
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.
Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.
The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.
As a Disability Confident ‘Committed’ employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident ‘Committed’ level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make resonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.
The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.
Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.
Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).
Glasgow Caledonian University
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