Research Associate post at Durham University

This post will be offered on a part-time basis, fixed term contract till 31st October 2025 and the successful candidate will work at the Department of Accounting, Durham University Business School. This role can be undertaken remotely with some travel to research sites. This role is available on a part-time basis – 2.5 days per week.  The candidate will work with Dr Mercy Denedo (at the Department of Accounting, Durham University Business School) and other external collaborators - Dr Kelly Henderson (Addressing Domestic Abuse); Dr Liz Riley (Betknowmore UK); Dr Chibuzo Ejiogu (Cranfield University) and Prof Amanze Ejiogu (Sheffield Hallam University) to support the delivery of a Gambling Commission Research Grant “Supporting Victims/Survivors of Gambling Related Domestic Abuse – A focus on Women in Social Housing”. 

We are looking for a highly motivated research associate with a relevant PhD or an early career social sciences researcher working towards a doctoral qualification in domestic abuse or gambling harm intervention to work with the research team on a Gambling Commission-funded research project aimed at facilitating the development of knowledge of women’s experiences of gambling-related domestic abuse with a focus on women in social housing.  

This research project aims at exploring the intersections between harmful gambling, domestic abuse and women (including LGBTQ+ women) within a social housing context (this includes supported housing where this is provided by a housing association or local authority), and to understand the nature of support available to those who experience gambling-related DA and how they can be effectively supported  by social housing professionals to support women in social housing experiencing gambling-related DA.

For more details and to apply, click here.

The Housing Studies Association (HSA) is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 13958843 at 42 Wellington Road, Greenfield, OL3 7AQ.
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