15 Analyst Positions Available for Early Career UK Historians/Social Scientists

Graduate Analyst / Scientist – Ref:1429916

DepartmentDefence Science and Technology Laboratory

Deadline: 23 November 2014

Job Description: Graduate Analysts / Scientists within the area of social sciences help to deliver objective and independent scientific advice to MOD and wider Government on issues including training, equipment, personnel, information, concepts and doctrine, organisation, infrastructure, logistics, interoperability and sustainability, to inform senior decision makers’ choices on capability, balance of investment and future requirements.

Working as part of a team, you will be involved in analysing defence and security issues of a tactical, strategic or political nature applying often innovative analysis and Operational Research techniques. This may include collecting, managing and analysing data within projects, and developing bespoke tools, models and techniques to solve challenging new problems, often using a multidisciplinary approach. Depending on your area of expertise, your work may also include: developing, analysing and evaluating novel or emerging techniques; modelling and simulation and applied/fundamental research in specialist areas.

In order to fulfil these roles, Dstl employs analysts and scientists from a diverse and wide range of social science backgrounds, in order to allow for holistic analysis to be undertaken. These backgrounds include: psychology (social, forensic, cognitive and occupational), anthropology, sociology, behavioural science, human sciences, physiology, media & communication studies, marketing, journalism studies, history, criminology, management science, war studies, international relations, strategic studies, geography, political science, intelligence analysts and social network analysts. [continue reading]

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Two Exeter History Lectureships: Deadline Approaching

ExeterThe History Department at the University of Exeter has two lectureships available. The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as ‘a rising star among research-intensive institutions’.

Please note: The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 31st July 2014. Continue reading “Two Exeter History Lectureships: Deadline Approaching”