Vacancy: Research Associate, Curious Connections Project on Sperm/Egg Donation


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Closing date: 20 September 2016

Duration: 01 January 2017 to 30 June 2019

The School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester is looking for a research associate to join us to work on the ESRC-funded project, ‘Curious Connections: The Impact of Donating Egg and Sperm on Donors’ Everyday Life and Relationships’. The project is directed by Dr Petra Nordqvist and will be based in the Morgan Centre. You will need a PhD or equivalent in a social science discipline, knowledge and understanding of theory and research relating to the sociology of intimacy and personal life, a strong grounding in qualitative research methodologies and extensive experience of qualitative interviewing and analysis of qualitative interview data.  Knowledge and understanding of theory and research relating to reproductive donation, new reproductive technologies, kinship and relatedness, as well as experience of using a CAQDAS package (eg NVivo, ATLAS.ti) for analysing interview data, would be an advantage. 

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