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Research Officer (Gendered Peace), Centre for Women, Peace and Security

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£35,432 pa
Expiry Date
The Centre for Women, Peace and Security is a leading academic space for scholars, practitioners, activists, policy-makers and students to develop strategies to promote justice, human rights and participation for women in conflict-affected situations

Job Description

We seek a post-doctoral Research Officer to support the Principal Investigator (PI) and Co Investigator (Co-I) on the ERC-funded project ‘Gendered Peace’ in the fulfilment of project deliverables, carrying out independent original research and running research activities as required for the effective and efficient delivery of the project.


The postholder will have a PhD in international relations, conflict studies, peace & security, or gender studies and will have undertaken research and published on gender and conflict and/or women, peace and security. They will have demonstrable knowledge of the UN’s Women, Peace and Security agenda, feminist research methods and relevant fieldwork experience. Multidisciplinary research skills and an understanding of the framework of international law relating women’s human rights would be an advantage.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.