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CSRM Postdoctoral Research Fellow Vacancy – Making and Implementing Community Agreements in the Resources Sector

CSRM Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Making and Implementing Community Agreements in the Resources Sector


The Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

For details see: http://www.seek.com.au/Job/postdoctoral-research-fellow/in/brisbane...


The Role

The successful appointee will undertake research on issues relating to the design, negotiation and implementation of community development agreements, using the Oyu Tolgoi Mine in the South Gobi Region of Mongolia as the primary case study. This will require substantial in-country fieldwork and extensive interaction with community, local government, company representatives and local researchers. The appointee will draft project reports and working papers, and author or co-author academic publications, based on this research.


The Person

Applicants must hold a social science PhD in a relevant field (social anthropology, sociology, political science, human geography, or a related area). You should have a demonstrated ability to undertake extended fieldwork at community level and also have a proven research capacity as demonstrated by publications and experience. It is desirable that you have knowledge of mining and governance issues in Mongolia.


To discuss this role please contact Prof David Brereton (Deputy Director, Sustainable Minerals institute)  by phone +61 7 3346 4204 or email d.brereton@smi.uq.edu.au


Applications Close 5/12/2012 11:55pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

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