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Research Assistant, Domestic Violence & Abuse (Ref:026)

Salary range: 
£23,754 to £26,715 per annum pro rata

Required part time, until 30/09/20 to provide support to Dr Olumide Adisa on key domestic abuse projects, the Domestic Abuse Research Network (DARNet) and other funded research projects in the Suffolk Institute for Social and Economic Research (SISER) within the Research Directorate undertaking literature reviews, fieldwork, data analysis and report writing.

SISER adopts a cross-disciplinary approach and works with national governments, local authorities, charities and private sector companies. We offer substantial research experience, cutting-edge expertise, a focus on delivering high impact findings, which make a difference, and a passion for designing robust, efficient solutions. Our research plays a vital role in our University’s aim to make a big impact on our community, discovering new insights and potentially reaching world-changing conclusions. We closely work with our external partners to deliver the compelling research methodologies and robust evaluations. The role will suit you if you have experience in domestic violence agencies or working with vulnerable groups as well as a strong research interest.

This position is temporary until the end of September 2020, working 2 days per week (0.4 fte).

Informal enquiries regarding the role should be directed to Olumide Adisa via or Tel: 01473 338760

Closing date:  Friday 18th October 2019, midday

Interview date: Tuesday 29th October 2019

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

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