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Research Associate in Education (Ref: 022)

Salary range: 
£30,942 to £34,804 pa, pro rata

Part time (14.8 hpw), fixed term for 18 months

An opportunity has arisen for a Research Associate in Education at the University of Suffolk.

The University of Suffolk is a transformational university, absorbing the best of UK university traditions and aligning them with a twenty first century audience and a modern world of employment and entrepreneurship. We are a distinctive, thriving academic community which makes a clear and immediate impact. Our purpose is to change lives, of individuals and communities, for the better.

The Research Associate will be based in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and will work closely with a team of researchers on a research and evaluation project of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Connecting STEM Teachers programme. The successful candidate will have a Masters and/or PhD in a social science or education discipline and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The role will be based in Ipswich and will also involve travel to different areas of the UK. 

Interviews: To be held during week of 5th October 2020

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: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 17:00

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

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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