Category archives for Vacancies

New vacancy: Research Assistant at SPERI

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time research assistant to join SPERI and work alongside deputy director Dr Craig Berry on research linked to the Commission on Economic Justice established by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The successful candidate will be based at SPERI and will join our dynamic community of researchers. The project will primarily entail … Continue reading

2 May 2017 by
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SPERI seeks new Co-Director

The University of Sheffield is seeking on behalf of SPERI to appoint a new Chair in Political Economy and Co-Director of SPERI from 1 August 2017. Applications are welcome and informal conversations can be held with Professor Colin Hay at c.hay@sheffield.ac.uk. SPERI has been co-directed since its establishment in 2012 by Professors Colin Hay and Tony Payne. Tony retires as … Continue reading

21 March 2017 by
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New vacancy: post-doctoral research associate at SPERI

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new post-doctoral research associate to join SPERI and work in a research team led by Dr Genevieve LeBaron on a UK Economic and Social Research Council-funded project, Understanding and Governing the Global Business of Forced Labour.  The successful candidate will be based at SPERI and will join our dynamic community of researchers of … Continue reading

28 June 2016 by
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PhD studentship vacancy at SPERI: Sustainable resource use and economic growth

An exciting opportunity has risen for a Doctoral Researcher to join the SPERI team funded by the Max Batley Grantham Scholarship. The Max Batley Grantham Scholarship is organised in partnership with the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures. This studentship is tenable for four years from 1 October 2016 and will be based at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI), … Continue reading

28 January 2016 by
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Vacancy for a Research Associate to work on a Leverhulme Trust project on austerity and wellbeing

Two of our Associate Fellows from the Department of Economics, Professor Sarah Brown and Dr Alberto Montagnoli, are working with Professor Alexandros Kontonikas from the University of Glasgow and Dr Mirko Moro from the University of Stirling on a project funded by the Leverhulme Trust which will examine the link between restrictive austerity measures and individual outcomes such as wellbeing and … Continue reading

21 September 2015 by
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SPERI appoints New Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

SPERI is delighted to announce that it has appointed Scott Lavery to the position of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. He will take up the post for two years from 1 January 2016. His research will focus on ‘Britain’s changing place in Europe: Understanding the role of the ‘Anglo-liberal’ heartlands in Europe’s shifting political economy’. Scott has spent the last three years … Continue reading

20 July 2015 by
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New Vacancy: Post-doctoral Research Associate

SPERI wishes to recruit an exceptional post-doctoral research associate from 1 October 2015 until 30 September 2017 to work on a new research programme described below: Britain’s changing place within the EU The aim of this research programme is to consider Britain’s changing place inside and, indeed, potentially outside the European Union and in relation to the European economy.  This will be … Continue reading

20 May 2015 by
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SPERI is recruiting a Research Associate

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Associate to join our vibrant team at SPERI. SPERI brings together leading international researchers, policy-makers, journalists and opinion formers to develop new ways of thinking about the economic and political challenges posed for the world by the current combination of financial crisis, shifting economic power and environmental threat. We wish to recruit … Continue reading

14 May 2014 by
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Events & Communications Administrator wanted!

I (Sarah) will be leaving SPERI at the end of February to begin a new challenge as Research Marketing and Communications Manager for the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield. I am sad to be leaving such a fantastic job in a fantastic institute (in the words of the Rt Hon Ed Miliband – it really is … Continue reading

7 February 2014 by
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New research position announced at SPERI

We are pleased to announce that SPERI wishes to recruit an exceptional post-doctoral research associate from 1 August 2013 for a two-year period to work on a new research programme, described below: Reorienting the British Growth Model The crisis that the British political economy faces is not at heart a crisis of debt; it is instead a crisis of and … Continue reading

10 June 2013 by
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Marquand tickets gone & Peston postponed

Tickets for ‘Professor David Marquand in Conversation’ on Thurs 22 November 2012 are now gone. If you have not yet requested a ticket but would like to come, you are welcome to turn up on the night and we will do our best to accommodate you. The second of our annual lecture series, by Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor will … Continue reading

25 October 2012 by
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Work or study with SPERI: New opportunities announced

There are currently several exciting opportunities up for grabs. We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to help shape, develop and lead SPERI’s research agenda over the next three years. We also have one funded PhD Studentship available, and we are looking for volunteers to help out at SPERI events. You can find a brief outline of … Continue reading

10 October 2012 by
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Colin Hay on the radio, new publication by Tony Payne and research fellow/studentship opportunities

An interview with Colin Hay will feature on BBC Radio Sheffield on the morning of Thursday 15 March as part of their focus on the economy this week , so don’t forget to listen in! If you miss it – you can catch it on the BBC iPlayer on their website. Tony Payne has had a Spanish edition of his 2010 Development book … Continue reading

14 March 2012 by
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