The Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge is seeking to
appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, to join the Wellcome Trust
funded research project ‘Changing (In)fertilities’ co-directed by Professor
Sarah Franklin and Professor Marcia Inhorn.

The project is based within the Reproductive Sociology Research Group
(ReproSoc) in the Cambridge Sociology Department.

The postholder will be in charge of the ‘Stratified (In)fertilities’ Work
Package, and will both conduct their own original research in this area,
and compile annual summaries of current research in this field, as well as
participate in the activities of the research team, and help with project
events and administration.

In addition to conducting their own individual scholarly research on
reproductive stratification, the postholder will play a key role in the
delivery of the research objectives of the ‘Changing (In)fertilities’
project, which explores changes in both the perception of (in)fertility and
(in)fertility behaviours. Liaising with other members of a global research
team to synthesize findings, and providing reviews of recent research in
this area will be complemented by integrating the postholder’s own research
into this project.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in a relevant field, expertise
in the social study of reproduction, reproductive technologies or
reproductive biomedicine, good writing abilities and the ability to work as
part of a team.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years from 3rd
September 2018 until 2nd September 2021 Salary: £31,604 to £38,833

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the
role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the
University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the
‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web
Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing
the online application form.

For any informal queries about the role, please contact Professor Sarah
Franklin. Queries about the application process should be directed to Casey Mein.

Please quote reference JM15746 on your application and in any
correspondence about this vacancy.

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