Research Assistant, Future Screens

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£28,756 - £30,497 per annum
16 May 2022
End of advertisement period
30 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Arts, English and Languages (AEL) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Assistant (Future Screens).

The successful candidate will support and contribute to the evaluation of the Future Screens NI programme (2018 – 2022), undertaking data gathering and review of the programme delivery and delivery of KPIs (as set internally and by external funders/partners). They will oversee discrete elements of the analysis and coordination of the evaluation as instructed by the evaluation team, as well as contribute to the writing of the evaluation with input to its key recommendations.

Future Screens NI is UKRI Funded and a collaboration between Queen’s University and Ulster University.

This post is available on a fixed term contract until 31/12/2022.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • An upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline
  • A Master’s degree in the study of arts, cultural economy, cultural and creative industries policy and/or management;


  • At least one year of relevant experience working in funded research projects or consultancy equivalent in arts, cultural economy, cultural and creative industries or a cognate field (not counting research experience gained as part of a degree or postgraduate taught qualification).

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.* For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

Applicants should submit a cover letter of no more than 2 x A4 pages outlining how they meet the essential and desirable criteria. This cover letter must be accompanied by a relevant CV/resume.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen's University is commited to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing networks such as iRise (Race) and Prism (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

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