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Research Associate

University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £31,396 to £33,966 per annum, with potential progression once in post to £38,205
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th December 2023
Closes: 2nd January 2024
Job Ref: 102966

Salary:

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,396 to £33,966 with potential progression once in post to £38,205

Hours:

Part Time (18.75 working hours per week)

Contract Type:

Fixed Term contract up to May 2024

Role Summary

We are seeking to appoint a 0.5 FTE Research Associate to work on a funded project investigating the use of Pre-charge bail (PCB)/Release Under Investigation (RUI) in three police forces in England with Professor Anthea Hucklesby. PCB and RUI are used when police investigations are incomplete and further enquires are required. The purpose of the research is to understand how PCB/RUI are being used after a period of considerable change and constant, high-profile criticism and debate. The post will involve data analysis (administrative data, surveys and interviews), report writing and impact activities. It will be based at Birmingham Law School with remote working by negotiation and occasional travel.

Main Duties

The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlined below.

  • Analyse and interpret data (administrative data, surveys and interviews) using appropriate IT packages;
  • Disseminate research findings via publication, research seminars etc.;
  • Organise and undertake impact activities;
  • Carry out administrative tasks related directly to the delivery of the research;
  • Assist with preparing research outputs, including briefing papers and academic publications; 
  • Provide guidance, as required, to support staff and any students who may be assisting with the research; 
  • Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines;
  • Promote equality and values diversity acting as a role model and fostering an inclusive working culture.

Person Specification

  • First degree in social sciences, law or other relevant or equivalent qualifications
  • Good research skills including experience of data analysis (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Practical experience of applying research skills
  • Good communication and organisational skills 
  • Knowledge of criminal justice/policing/criminology would be desirable
  • Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day-to day-activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly
  • The post holder will be required to undergo security clearance procedures. Unless of a very minor nature, applicants with a criminal record, spent or otherwise, will be deemed unsuitable for the post.

Informal enquires can be made to Professor Anthea Hucklesby, email: A.Hucklesby@bham.ac.uk 

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the 'Apply' button above.

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