|Salary:||£28,762 per annum pro rata (0.6 FTE)|
|Placed On:||27th January 2023|
|Closes:||9th February 2023|
About the Role
We are seeking a Researcher to join the School of Psychology, which has a proud record of excellent research-informed teaching. You will contribute to an externally funded project which focuses on abuse in religious contexts. The project includes an empirical study of perceptions and experiences of safeguarding professionals in statutory bodies and those with safeguarding responsibilities in religious organisations in relation to their work with each other. This is the study you will contribute to.
As we are committed to providing an excellent student experience, we are looking for an enthusiastic professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will have a degree in Psychology, a masters level qualification, and have experience of conducting research studies and analysing qualitative and quantitative data. To be successful in this role you will work with external agencies and use your knowledge and experience of research methods to conduct high quality research.
Rewards & Benefits
By joining us you will be able to engage in continued professional development, by taking up some of the many opportunities within the School and wider University community. You will receive a full academic induction, have the opportunity to be enrolled on our teaching and learning course (as appropriate), and benefit from University events such as our annual Research Festival, Teaching and Learning Conference, and Diversity Festival. The School of Psychology runs a seminar series to help all staff maintain currency in a broad range of topics in the discipline, and to facilitate networking with fellow psychologists from across the UK.
The School of Psychology focuses on high quality teaching emphasising the application of psychological knowledge to real world contexts. The University of Chester has a long and proud history as an institution of Higher Education. The college which would become the University of Chester was founded in 1839. The University of Chester now has over 2,000 staff and some 20,000 students, drawn from the United Kingdom, Europe and further afield. We are located on an attractive campus within walking distance of the City Centre. Chester itself is a beautiful, historic city, and its location means that we have easy access both to other cities and to beautiful countryside.
The University of Chester values the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society.
You are welcome to email or phone the Head of School, Professor Moira Lafferty, for an informal chat about the post at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01244 5113438.
Candidates may download further details from our website at www.chester.ac.uk/jobs/ and apply for the post via our Online Recruitment Website quoting reference number RA008076.
Closing date: Thursday 9th February 2023.
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