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Research Assistant - Games, Gambling, Wellbeing

Manchester Metropolitan University - Sociology

Location: Manchester
Salary: £23,067 to £25,941 Grade 5.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th October 2019
Closes: 29th November 2019
Job Ref: eArcu-2290

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a unique environment where Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences sit alongside the Manchester School of Art and the Manchester Fashion Institute. Student experience is at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud to offer state-of-the-art facilities, including digital and technical workshops, studios and gallery spaces designed to enhance learning and collaboration.

The role:

  • To study the impact of video games on youth well-being through a review of existing policy and evidence, quantitative research design, and data collection.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Someone with the ability to undertake quantitative research with a specific emphasis on testing key questions relating to the relationship between technology and well-being.
  • A track record of using rapid evidence assessments to produce evidence summaries that can inform policy practices.

Working at MMU
Manchester Met is a great place to work, and you will be part of a great team. We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.

In addition to a great working environment, you will have access to the University facilities including sport, library and wide range of benefits including health and wellbeing support.

We offer a competitive salary alongside an industry beating pension scheme. We also offer generous holiday packages, which include 25 days per year holiday, plus Christmas shutdown, plus bank holidays.

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and covering letter via our application portal.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and well-being of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. We are proud of our diverse community of staff, students and visitors.

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