Disability Research Job Opportunities

Between late 2023 and September 2024 we will be recruiting to a number of research and project manager positions

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The Critical Disability Studies research community in iHuman is excited to announce that we will be recruiting to 10 researcher posts and one project manager/coordinator over the next calendar year (November 2023 - November 2024). Projects are funded through external funders (including Wellcome Trust) and internal funding (from the University of Sheffield).  We are keen to make sure that disabled researchers - and those with lived experience of disability - know about these positions. We will therefore use this page to share the latest information. All of our projects involve collaborations with disabled people’s organisations who work with us as research partners and leaders.

Below we are offering summaries of these positions. Further links to documentation, Frequently asked Questions (FAQs), details of the application and recruitment process can be found below for each of the posts. Please note; we are committed to access and learning about access as a community.

Project: Disability Matters

Closing date: 31st March 2024

We are recruited two new Research Associates (five year posts) ... details can be found here including Frequently Asked Questions

Project: Theorising Ableism in the Academy

Applications closed, updated 13th March 2024. 

Project: Wellcome Trust Institutional Funding for Research Culture

Wellcome Anti-ableist Research Culture

Applications closed and recruitment process ongoing for four Research Associates and one Project Coordinator, updated 1st March 2024. 


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