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Research Assistant (PGRTA) - The Greenwich Project

School of Human Sciences

Location:  Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £18.10 per hour
Part Time Hours:  Maximum 20 Hours Per Week
Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Release Date:  Thursday 16 March 2023
Closing Date:  Thursday 30 March 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  JS974

The Greenwich Project feasibility study is a new project being run within the Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families, which is situated within the Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD) in the Faculty of Education Health and Human Sciences. The aim of this study is to assess the feasibility of The Greenwich Project, a novel new project which has two parts - (1) following a cohort of Greenwich families longitudinally and (2) creating a panel of Greenwich residents for ad-hoc research projects. We have a vacancy for two Research Assistants to work with Professor Claire Monks, Dr Ann Hanrahan and Dr Amy Moon to support The Greenwich Project feasibility study.

Candidates must be studying an MSc or PhD in Psychology, Sociology (or a related discipline). The ideal candidates will be motivated, organised and able to work independently. You will have some prior knowledge / understanding of research methods e.g., surveys and research ethics. You will have excellent communication skills and be confident speaking to members of local community groups, charities and other organisations. The two posts will involve assisting with survey development, participant recruitment, advertising, data collection, data analysis, dissemination and writing reports, literature review, and other related tasks.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Amy Moon 

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