Durham University seeks to employ a full-time Research Associate to contribute to the work of IBRU, an interdisciplinary training and academic research entity based in Durham University’s Department of Geography. This is a fixed-term appointment which will terminate no later than 31st July 2016.IBRU combines core competencies at the intersection of political geography and comparative and public international law with critical perspectives on borders and bordering. The Research Associate will contribute to ongoing research, conference, and publication projects being undertaken or proposed by IBRU as well as initiating her or his own projects that fall within IBRU’s thematic remit. IBRU is particularly seeking a Research Associate who can contribute to ongoing research on the legal status of sea ice, the political-legal context of seabed mining, and the ways in which maritime spaces and borders are encountered in global refugee and migration flows. The Research Associate will contribute to the development and preparation of research grant applications, journal articles and other academic outputs. Additionally, depending on the Research Associate’s skills and experience, the Research Associate may contribute to IBRU’s training activities in boundary delimitation, demarcation, and dispute resolution.
Closing date 5 December 2015 – full details here