Job title: Research Assistant in Psychology

Job title: Research Assistant in Psychology
Post Ref No: H0604
College: Business, Law and Social Sciences
School/Department: School of Social Sciences
£20,781 to £22,685 per annum pro rata

Grade: E

Campus: City site

Additional Information: This post is a fixed term contract to commence February 2015 for 9 weeks until June 2015.  

Applications are invited from graduates in a Social Science discipline to assist and provide expertise in a project on student employability. The principal purpose of the post will be to support a research project which aims to understand undergraduate students’ perceptions of employability. 

The project will involve the development of materials, review of the relevant literature, collection of qualitative data, analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, use of template analysis and multivariate statistics, interpretation and report-writing. Involvement in the project will be part-time over 5 months in total, starting in February 2015.

The researcher will work within an interdisciplinary team and the School's Employability team. They will  be responsible to Dr Maria Karanika-Murray (Division of Psychology) and Helen Reed (Social Work and Professional Practice).

Closing date – 11 January 2015

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Maria Karanika-Murray, Lecturer in Psychology, on +44 (0)115 848 2425 or via email

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

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