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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Full time, Fixed Term from 1 September 2024 to 28 February 2026

Job details
Posting date: 07 June 2024
Salary: £35,421 to £35,421 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 01 July 2024
Location: Roehampton, South West London
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 2 days per week
Company: University of Roehampton
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: RU04427


School: Faculty of Business and Law
Job title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, UKRI/EU Gender Empowerment through Politics in Classrooms (G-EPIC), Full time, Fixed Term from 1 September 2024 to 28 February 2026
Grade: RU06
Salary: £35,421 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

We are looking for an early career researcher to be part of our EU Horizon/UKRI funded research project Gender Empowerment through Politics in Classrooms (G-EPIC) Gender Empowerment Through Politics in the Classroom | G-EPIC. The applicant would support the principal investigator, Professor Bryony Hoskins, by supporting and evaluating school-based and teacher-led interventions and experiments that have been designed to increase disadvantaged girls’ confidence in their political voice and to undertake wider research within this research project.

We are looking for a motivated researcher who has recently completed or just about to complete their PhD in a relevant field with a good knowledge of quantitative research methods and in particular experimental design and a good knowledge of developing education materials. We are interested in applicants with experience of working with teachers, schools, and citizenship stakeholders. This position is available from the beginning of September and is on a fixed term contract until February 2026.

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Academic staff have access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. Professional Services/Support staff up to Grade RU6 have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme; and on RU7 and above, have access to the University’s Retirement Savings Group Pension Plan, a defined contribution scheme, provided by Royal London. Our full range of benefits are available here.

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of south-west London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits.

Further information can be found on the job description. If you would like to apply for this excellent opportunity, please click on ‘apply now’ or visit the working at Roehampton pages of our website and search Research Assistant. If you have any specific questions on the role, please contact Professor Bryony Hoskins

The University is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity and aims to create a culture and environment where students and staff are treated fairly. The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

The closing date for completed applications is noon on 1 July 2024.
It is expected that interviews will be held on 24 July 2024

To enable us to respond to the market, we may interview before the closing date, so please don’t hesitate to get your application completed.

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