Post-Doctoral Researcher (570123)

Salary Range:  £36,024

FTE:  1.0 (35 hours/week)

Term:  Fixed Term (48 months)

Closing Date:  Friday, 17 November 2023


The project focuses on the role of politicians in the reproduction of wealth in Brazil, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Germany. Together with an international team of political scientists, legal scholars, and economists, the project will examine the extent to which the social and economic characteristics of members of parliament correspond to those of economic elites, how this affects policy-making and the incomes of the wealthy. The position requires advanced knowledge of quantitative methods with a focus on data management and data analysis. The other project PIs come from the University of Marburg, the University of Cape Town, and Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo). For more information on the project visit:


Formal interviews for this post will be held in December 2023. 


Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Despina Alexiadou, Reader for Politics (


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Post-Doctoral Researcher (570123)