UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

Research Assistant - School of Business and Creative Industries

Location
Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Posted
Nov 25, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 09, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

School of Business and Creative Industries

Research Assistant (Major Sport Events and Parasport Participation: Investigating Post-Event Opportunities and Experiences)

REQ000908

Paisley Campus

Fixed Term (0.6 fte for 9 months)

£30,046 to £35,844 per annum pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic fixed term Research Assistant with relevant experience to join the team. You will work closely with the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator, undertaking semi-structured interviews and go-along interviews with key informants across Glasgow and Ayrshire mostly, organising and co-facilitating a series of deliberative events, and analysing key project documents, and data.  You will also be involved in the drafting of documents and articles.

Applicants should have an Honours degree in Social Sciences, Sport Studies, Event Studies or Disability Studies, or a relevant Masters degree, along with experience of research, conducting interviews and analysing data. Understanding or experience of the field of Events, Sport or Disability Studies would be advantageous, as would any knowledge of social inclusion. Primarily based on the Paisley Campus but with some travel across Glasgow, Ayrshire and very occasionally further afield.

For an informal discussion about the post and duties please contact Professor Gayle McPherson by email to gayle.mcpherson@uws.ac.uk

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

Closing Date:       9th December 2019

Interview Date:     19th December 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.