Research Associate: Scottish Children's Neighbourhoods (2 posts)

University of Glasgow - School of Education

Job Purpose
To make a leading contribution to the project: Scottish Children’s Neighbourhoods. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of children, families and communities and education and health and wellbeing issues; and improving outcomes for children and young people in socio-economically disadvantaged settings. 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 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum, pro rata.

There are two positions currently available:
Part time position, with funding available until 31 December 2019 in the first instance.
Full time position, with funding available until 31 December 2020.

Please outline within your cover letter the position which you would like to be considered for.

Candidates wishing to have an informal discussion about this post can contact Chris Chapman ( or Nick Watson (

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.

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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