Research Assistant in Sexual Violence at Music Festivals Project

Durham, United Kingdom
Grade 6 £26,243 pro rata
14 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Durham Law School

Grade 6 £26,243 pro rata

This fixed-term (6 months) 0.4fte (2 days per week) research assistant (RA) role is to work on a British Academy funded project examining Sexual Violence at UK Music Festivals, led by Dr Hannah Bows (PI - Durham Law School), Professor Fiona Measham (Department of Sociology) and Professor Nicole Westmarland (Department of Sociology). An RA is required support data collection at a number of festivals between May-August 2019. The primary duties of the RA will be to support the qualitative data collection, namely focus groups and bystander interviews. The role will also include promoting the research via networks, social media and the partners/steering group members to recruit participants, liaising with participants to communicate information sheets, consent forms and answer queries, organise and conduct the focus groups and interviews, transcribe some of the focus groups and interviews and help with some initial analysis. There will be opportunities to contribute to peer-reviewed publications as part of this project. The RA will be supervised by the PI (Bows) who will provide mentoring support. The post is based at Durham Law School and will require the post-holder to work from the law school at least one day per week (with the other day open for the post-holder to work at the university or remotely from home).

Closes midday on : 13-Feb-2019