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Gender Research and Outreach Fellow

Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £37,467 to £44,289 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 06 October 2022
Reference:  0922-412

Full-Time, Fixed-Term until October 2023

(we can also consider offering on a part-time job share basis)

Applications are invited for the post of Gender Institute Research and Outreach Fellow at Royal Holloway, University of London 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual and/or individuals to join the Royal Holloway, University of London Gender Institute. The successful candidate will work with the Gender Institute Director (British Academy Global Professor of Politics and International Relations Laura Sjoberg) and Assistant Director (Josephine Carr) on both research and outreach projects in interdisciplinary gender studies. You will (i) provide assistance doing research on gender and sexualities as per Gender Institute research projects; (ii) provide logistical organizational support to the Gender Institute; (iii) provide support for Gender Institute Outreach projects; and (iv) carry out their own gender-related research and outreach work. 

The successful candidate will have a research background in interdisciplinary gender studies and be able to work well with a team on various gender-related projects. The successful candidate will also have strong communication skills, the ability to communicate with academics and funders by email, and the ability to work independently under regular supervision. The ideal candidate will both support the Gender Institute work and bring new ideas and projects. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.   The post is based in Egham, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Professor Sjoberg by email at

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.  We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours. 

Please quote the reference: 0922-412

Closing Date:  23:59, 06 October 2022  

Interview Date: TBC

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks. 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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