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Research Associate in the Department of Digital Humanities

King's College London - Digital Humanities

Location: London
Salary: £38.30 to £39,345 per annum pro rata, including London Weighting
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 31st March 2021
Closes: 18th April 2021
Job Ref: 019527
 

Job description

ISOOKO is an EU-funded international project (coordinated by King's) that develops, pilots and evaluates a socio-technical process and platform allowing communities to engage actively with digital content and each other. The aim of the platform is to provide a digital space to support peace education and reconciliation in societies emerging from conflict. The platform is being piloted in two countries recovering from civil conflict, Rwanda and Kenya. ISOOKO has been following a `living labs' methodology based on co-creation and community involvement in participatory design and evaluation events. The project uses mixed methods methodologies and data analytics to investigate how user communities interact with and respond to the platform and to evaluate the impact of the project.
The person appointed to this part-time role will be contribute primarily to the evaluation of the pilots, in collaboration with staff from other project partners, including:
  • Analysis of research data (qualitative and quantitative) generated by the pilots and identifying insights on the basis of that analysis.
  • Writing up results for EU deliverables, academic papers, and other publications and dissemination events.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 30 November 2021
This is a part-time post - 20% full time equivalent


Key responsibilities

  • Analysis of research data (qualitative and quantitative) generated by the pilots.
  • identifying insights from analysing the research data.
  • Writing up findings for EU deliverables, academic papers, and other publications and dissemination events.
  • Collaborating with staff from other project partners.
The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
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