Research Associate (EU Project MultiCo)

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Social Sciences and Social Care,Sociology,Education Studies (inc. TEFL),Education Studies

Short info about job

Company: University College London

Department: UCL Curricullum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Salary: £34,635 to £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

Hours: Part Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1555 2278533

Fax: +44-1536 5065490

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Associate (EU Project MultiCo). Terms and conditions vacancy

The Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment is a world-leading centre for geography, business, mathematics, science and humanities education. A core strength of the Department is in the study, support and improvement of pedagogy, curriculum and assessment through multidisciplinary programmes. The Department hosts top-rated initial teacher education programmes, incorporating Secondary PGCE and Teach First, innovative Masters programmes and a wide range of continuing professional development courses.

The post is to join a team working on an EU funded project: Promoting Youth Scientific Career Awareness and its Attractiveness through Multi-stakeholder Co-operation (MultiCo). The work focuses on the impact of interventions in science education that aim to enhance students’ awareness and interest in science-related careers. The post-holder will play a central role in the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data in the final phase of the project (e.g., questionnaires, interviews, observations); he/she will contribute to writing accurate and coherent research reports, and work collaboratively as a part of the team liaising with the administration team and EU partners to ensure that all work is coordinated. 

This post is available from October 1 st 2017 to 31 st March 2018 in the first instance.

Applicants should have a doctorate in a relevant or related field, with a research-training component. A demonstrable expertise in mixed methodological approaches is an important requirement of this role and applicants should have experience of collecting and analysing both quantitative and qualitative materials. The ability to identify and use appropriate software (e.g. NVivo and/or SPSS) to ensure the effective analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data is essential, as is experience of social and/or educational research with human subjects. The ability to work flexibly and with initiative under pressure and to tight deadlines, both independently and as part of a team will be important.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Shirley Simon, [email protected]  

Closing Date: 25 September 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: tbc

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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