Project and Research Officer, Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery
Centre for Research into the Education of Marginalised Children and Young Adults
Faculty: Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
Hours: 14.4 hours per week with potential for additional involvement linked to research proposals
Salary: £12,018 per annum based on a full time salary of £30,046
Term: One year from mid-November 2019 with possible extension thereafter
The Centres for the Study of Modern Slavery and for Research into the Education of Marginalised Children and Young Adults are two of the flagship research centres at St Mary’s University, aiming to carry out cutting edge research to contribute to education, advocacy and awareness raising, with the goal of making a direct impact on policy, but also to design and implement practical projects taking advantage of the University environment.
The role of the Project and Research Officer role will include coordinating and overseeing the delivery of research and public engagement projects amongst others and helping to develop and coordinate further projects; supporting academic research activities; managing the Centres’ social media and websites, and general administration tasks associated with the work of the Centres. We would also like the post-holder to help coordinate an international conference in 2020 for Youth at the Margins.
In the year ahead, the two principal special projects for which support will be required are the development and pilot of a course in the Identification, Support and Care of Victims of Modern Slavery inter alia to set a national standard for such provision, and the development and pilot of a Summer School for Survivors of Modern Slavery.
For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click on the link here
Closing Date for applications: 4th October 2019 at 23:59
Interviews likely to take place week commencing 21st October 2019