|Salary:||The maximum salary that can be offered is £24,291. Band 500|
|Placed On:||11th May 2022|
|Closes:||29th May 2022|
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham
As this vacancy has limited funding the maximum salary that can be offered is £24,291.
Part time 65% FTE (23.4 hours per week): option of jobshare
Fixed term contract for up to 13 months
The College of Arts & Law is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Research Technician and External Engagement Assistant to work on a research project that aims to lead a step-change in research on language and language learning. This post is affiliated with the Out of Our Minds project, funded by The Leverhulme Trust and based at the University of Birmingham.
The post will be a part-time, fixed-term 65% appointment from 1 September 2022 until 30 September 2023. The successful applicant will split their time between collecting and pre-processing data for further analysis and communicating project findings to stakeholders and the general public.
The post holder will be expected to engage in recruiting and running participants in the lab; in pre-processing data (collating and systematising data, annotating data following a manual); in disseminating research findings to stakeholders and the general public via a range of platforms.
Candidates are expected to have a BA or MA degree in modern languages, (applied) linguistics, or (experimental) psychology. Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken, are essential (CEFR level C2 or the IELTS equivalent is required for non-native speakers), as is experience communicating with non-academic audiences across a range of platforms.
The postholder will need to be based within commuting distance to Birmingham as presence on the Birmingham campus will be required.
We are open to appoint either one candidate or two candidates on the basis of job-share so encourage applications from candidates even where they might not have expertise across full range of requirements outlined in the person specification.
More information about the Out of our Minds project can be found here: https://outofourminds.bham.ac.uk
See Person specification and Job description for full details.
We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, to improving equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and striving for an inclusive culture.
Please submit your application evidencing your skills and capabilities against the Job details.
Interviews will be held in June 2022.
For further information please contact Dagmar Divjak, firstname.lastname@example.org (do not apply via this email address)
Closing date: 29 May 2022 Reference: 99604
To download a full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please apply via the button below or visit https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233. Please quote job reference 99604 in all enquiries.
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