Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - School of Education

Job Purpose

To make a contribution to the ESRC Research Project ‘Governing the educational and labour market trajectories of secondary TVET graduates in Chile’. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of Comparative Education and Education Policy Analysis. The post-holder will also be required to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum pro rata, based on 10 hours per week.

This position is part time for 10 hours per week, to be worked over Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday mornings. This is fixed term for up to 1 year.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy Ref: 019108, closing date: 22 October 2017.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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