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Research Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - The Faculty of Education

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £25,728 to £29,799 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 27th August 2018
Job Ref: JR16414

The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a part-time Research Assistant (0.2fte) to work on the analysis of the development of teacher self-efficacy in trainee teachers. The project is led by Dr Steven Watson and will involve interviewing and observing trainee teachers through the one-year PGCE programme.

The project will take place over three years and shall involve data collection, analysis and writing for publication.

Applicants will be educated to first degree level in a related subject and ideally have a Masters in Education. Candidates should have experience of Initial Teacher Education and demonstrable experience of qualitative data collection and analysis, and of preparing manuscripts for publication. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Knowledge and understanding of social psychology, especially social cognitive theory and self-efficacy theory is also required.

For full details of criteria for appointment and duties of the post, please see the Further Particulars for the post.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicating how you would contribute to the responsibilities of the post.

We hope to hold interviews during the week commencing 03 September 2018.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Steven Watson (

Please quote reference JR16414 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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