|Salary:||£30,502 to £36,386 Grade 6 per annum (paid on an hourly basis)|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||27th February 2023|
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About the Role
The School and INET Oxford are looking to appoint a Research Assistant to support Professor Eric Beinhocker’s work on a book manuscript.
The book manuscript is in the final stages of editing, with specific focus on reference and bibliography management, sourcing, and fact-checking.
The post holder would also provide research support as needed for the preparation of various academic papers, policy reports, op-eds, and conferences and events that Professor Beinhocker participates in.
The contract is fixed-term until 15 December 2023 and is offered on a variable hours basis which means the number of hours each week may fluctuate and will not be full-time.
The successful candidate should possess sufficient domain knowledge to support the research programme by being familiar with economics terminology and economic and other social science source materials.
They should be able to independently manage own research and administrative activities, possess strong organisational and communication skills, along with excellent attention to detail.
A first degree and relevant experience in the field of economics or other social or behavioural sciences, along with the ability to rapidly learn to use text editing software and research materials management packages, is also essential.
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV, a writing sample that is relevant to the research topics of the role and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 27 February 2023.
Interviews will take place during week commencing 6 March 2023 and will be online.
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