King's College London

Research Associate in the Department of Geography

Reference: THW/17/059639/001025
Salary Details: Grade 6 £32,958 per annum
Allowances: £2,923 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

This is a postdoctoral research associate (PDRA) post as part of the LANDSLIP research project ( which is focused on early warning of landslides in India, with field sites in (i) Nilgiris, (ii) Darjeeling/East Sikkim. The PDRA will work closely with the KCL investigators (Prof Malamud, Dr George Adamson, Dr Amy Donovan) and partner organizations to understand the vulnerability of populations to landslide hazards, the way that landslides interact with other hazards, and the design and testing of early warning system. Research will include interviews, survey work, desk-based documentary analysis, and fieldwork in India over one to several month periods. Successful candidates will have a PhD in an environmental social science such as human geography or related discipline, with experience of the methods outlined in the job pack. The PDRA will be able to work independently in the field, and will have knowledge of literature on vulnerability and science and technology studies.

Closing date: 17 August 2017

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