Research Officer in Men, Peace and Security

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Centre for Women, Peace and Security


Research Officer in Men, Peace and Security


Salary: £36,647 per annum


This is a fixed term appointment to start September 2021 with the flexibility to be full time for 18 months or part time for up to 24 months


The Gender, Justice and Security Hub is a five year project working at the overlap of Sustainable Development Goal 5 on gender equality; SDG 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions; and the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda. With partners around the world, at LSE the Hub is housed in the Centre for Women, Peace and Security.


We seek a post-doctoral Research Officer to work on the ‘Men, Peace and Security’ Hub project, to carry out independent original research and work with the Co-Investigator in running research activities including producing an international conference on masculinity.


The postholder will have a social science PhD with a specialism in gender and expertise in areas of focus for the Gender, Justice and Security Hub. They will have published work on men and masculinity, demonstrable knowledge of and connections to the community of policy and practice on engaging men and boys in gender equality initiatives.


Will also have clear capability to produce independent research, excellent written and verbal communication skills and command of English, experience of engaging with communities of policy and practice, experience of organising events such as workshops, seminars, conferences and the ability to devise and deliver own research with minimal supervision. Clear capability to produce independent research and a record of original research on gender and conflict, gender in development, gender-focused law and policy, and/or related to one of the Hub’s seven focus countries (Afghanistan, Colombia, Iraq, Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka or Uganda) 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.


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The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 February 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.



Research Officer in Men, Peace and Security