Research Assistant

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7087586 (Ref.No. LUBSC1563)
Posted: October 22, 2021

Job Description

Are you an early career researcher looking for your first challenge?  Do you have a background in performance measurement, international trade, textiles and apparel, including the effects of Brexit and Covid19?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

To work as part of a research team with Professor Steve Toms (Leeds University Business School) to assist in the administration and analysis of a survey of UK textile and apparel businesses, on the impact of Brexit and Covid19 on their, location, business strategies, location and performance. This work will be conducted in liaison with teams from the Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology cluster at the University of Arts London and the Future Fashion Factory in the School of Design, University of Leeds, building on previous research already undertaken in this area.  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Steve Toms, Accounting and Finance Department, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  0.2 FTE
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (6 months (external funding))
Release Date:  Thursday 21 October 2021
Closing Date:  Thursday 04 November 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1563

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