New vacancies: Two new Post-Doctoral Research Associate positions at SPERI

We are excited to invite applications for two new Post-Doctoral Research Associate positions at SPERI.

SPERI is an excellent place for early career scholars to launch their academic careers; it provides a vibrant and collegial intellectual environment, opportunities for mentorship and collaboration, and unique support for policy and public engagement.

SPERI values diversity in both intellectual and people terms. We are committed to recognising the important intellectual contributions that female, LGBTQ, racial and ethnic minority and international scholars make to the field of political economy. We are keen to attract applications from currently under-represented groups including women and racial and ethnic minorities.

Post-Doctoral Research Associates (2 Positions)

We wish to recruit two exceptional Post-Doctoral Research Associates (PDRAs) to advance an independent research project at SPERI. We are especially interested to attract scholars conducting research that aligns with our research priority areas: contemporary capitalism; labour in global supply chains; finance and financialisation; and corporations.

You will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the SPERI Co-Directors and the wider SPERI team, and to become involved in the practical running of the Institute.We will provide tailored support for policy and public engagement and grant applications to fund your research, where needed.

  • The two positions are full time fixed-term posts for 30 months until 30/06/2021 at Grade 7 (£31,302- £39,609 per annum)
  • Closing date for applications: 12 November 2018
  • For informal enquiries about this job, contact: Genevieve LeBaron, SPERI Co-Director on
  • Applications are made through the University of Sheffield’s online jobs portal