|Salary:||From £18.38 per hour plus £3.05 holiday pay|
|Placed On:||13th January 2023|
|Closes:||3rd February 2023|
A part time research position (1,5 days for week for 10 weeks, starting 24 February 2023) is open at the University of Roehampton. The postholder will work on a pilot study, which seeks to ascertain whether targeted music activities offer opportunities for children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties to express competence, autonomy, and relatedness that are unavailable in everyday contexts. The project will bring together, for the first time, the Sounds of Intent (SoI) framework of musical development, Deci and Ryan’s theory of self-determination, and Sen’s capability approach.
The study will involve 12 children attending a special school for children and young people with PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities) in London, and their parents and carers.
The key activities of the role are:
The post holder will be expected to organise and conduct all aspects of the research, in consultation with the investigators. This will involve:
The position is temporary at post-doctoral level Grade 6 for 1.5 days per week for 10 weeks, starting w/b 20 February 23. The hours are fixed. Travel expenses for data collection (for 8 weeks) will be covered. The person appointed will be able to share an office with Prof Terzi (if needed) at the University of Roehampton, as well as WFH.
It is expected that the postholder will be able to conduct research with profoundly disabled children and to liaise with parents, teachers, and carers. Research skills, both quantitative and qualitative, at post-graduate level are required. Some expertise in music is required and competence in playing an instrument is desirable.
What we would provide for you:
• £18.38 pa plus £3.05 holiday pay
• The opportunity to work on a beautiful campus
• The opportunity to learn more about providing customer led student services
At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. Our students are from all over the world.
We have a broad and engaging portfolio of courses across our five academic schools and one faculty. Our Schools and Faculty are:
We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of south-west London.
To find out more information about the role and what we are looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.
The closing date for completed applications is: Friday 3rd February 2023
It is expected that interviews will be held W/C: Monday 6th February 2023
The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.
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