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Senior Research Fellow and Project Manager - Healthier Working Lives

The University of Edinburgh - Sociology, School of Social and Political Science, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th May 2021
Closes: 21st June 2021
Job Ref: 1105

Part time, 24.5 hours per week

Fixed term for 36 months, until 29 February 2024

1 post available

Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 30th June 2021.

The Opportunity:

You will be responsible for the day-to-day direction and delivery of ethnographic, qualitative and (in conjunction with colleagues) co-design research for Healthier Working Lives (HWL), an exciting new collaborative project funded by the UKRI’s Healthy Ageing Social, Behavioural and Design Programme.

This will include supervision of two Research Associates, engagement with participants, internal and external partners and other key stakeholders, project logistics, management and conduct of fieldwork, analysis of ethnographic and qualitative data and the dissemination of results verbally and in writing to a range of audiences and stakeholders. In addition, you will work with academic colleagues from the Edinburgh College of Art and the University of Reading, external co-design consultants and the HWL Knowledge Network (including experts from academia, NHS, social care, and business and innovation) to meet HWL’s overarching aims and objectives.


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