Research Associate (Centre for Hate Studies)

Leicester, United Kingdom Fixed term contract from 01 February 2024 to 11 November 2024; £38,205 to £44,263 per annum Full time

  • Contract Type: Fixed term contract from 01 February 2024 to 11 November 2024; £38,205 to £44,263 per annum
  • Placed on: 30 Oct 2023
  • Closes: 19 Nov 2023

About the role

In this role you will support the pioneering research and knowledge exchange activities of the Centre for Hate Studies (CHS), based within the School of Criminology. The CHS has a strong track record of securing research income, working in partnership with professional bodies and sustaining impact. You will help to sustain that track record and will identify new opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary initiatives which feed into the ambitions of a world leading research centre.

About you

With a PhD in a relevant discipline, you will have experience of conducting sensitive research with hard to reach communities. You will have expertise within the field of hate of studies and experience of working on externally funded projects.

As a self-starter with a passion for the subject matter, you will have the ability to produce high-quality research reports, blogs and press releases. You will have excellent writing, editing and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with diverse audiences. 

Additional information

Please contact Neil Chakraborti (, Director of the Centre for Hate Studies, for informal enquiries about this role.

We anticipate that interviews will take place on either 7 or 8 December 2023