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Jobshop Research Assistant - Fostering community food resilience through mutual aid networks and cooperatives

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Location:  Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £14.57 per hour including LW
Part Time Hours:  10 hours per week, 30 hours in total
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - Please advertise this post until 01.12.2023
Release Date:  Friday 03 November 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 01 December 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  JS1089

To provide research assistance on an ongoing research project examining the role of grassroots and community groups in addressing food justice and resilience in London. 

We are looking for a research assistant to work on this project for 10 hours per week, conducting data analysis, preparing literature reviews and contributing to the preparation of academic outputs. This position is available from the beginning of January 2024. " This post is only available to current University of Greenwich students ". The post can be conducted remotely however the successful applicant will be expected to attend some project meetings at the Greenwich campus. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Emma O’Dwyer, 

Should you have any queries please contact People Directorate Team at

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.




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