Research Associate (2 Posts)

University of Central Lancashire - School of Social Work, Care and Community

Hours: Part time (0.5 FTE)

Basis: Fixed term contract for 36 months

The Connect Centre for International Research on Interpersonal Violence and Harm, School of Social Work, Care and Community at UCLan is appointing two part-time Research Fellows to work on the national evaluation of two major projects on domestic abuse being undertaken by Women’s Aid and SafeLives, funded by the Big Lottery. 

The Research Associates will join a team of experienced researchers evaluating this innovative multi-site programme which is testing different approaches to responding to women and girls experiencing domestic abuse and seeking to influence at a local and systemic level.

Applicants should have relevant experience of undertaking research on domestic abuse and with women and girls. They should be able to work with a range of research methods and to travel to research sites. Educated to postgraduate level in a relevant subject, the successful applicant will have excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. One position is based in Preston, the other is based in London or the South-East.

For informal inquiries about, please contact Professor Nicky Stanley at

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form

Closing Date: Monday 18th December 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 9th January 2018

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