Research Assistant - Criminal Justice

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: E (£21585 - 24285) pro rata
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The UCLan Criminal Justice Partnership project is an exciting initiative which has brought together a diverse range of academic experts from across the university to shape UCLan's offer within this sector. The project aims to:

  • Deliver impact on policy and practice
  • Deliver world leading research
  • Drive the Innovation agenda in Criminal Justice.

This will be achieved by:

  • Providing a coherent offer driven by the needs of the sector
  • Providing a 'one stop shop' for innovative solutions for the sector
  • Providing a strong evidence base.

This role will be based in the Innovation and Enterprise Team and will require working with on a specific project evaluating Victim Services.

The post holder will provide research assistant support for the successful development and delivery of the UCLan Criminal Justice Partnership. Previous experience of undertaking qualitative and/or quantitative research studies and excellent communication skills are essential requirements for this post. The applicant will be numerate and computer literate with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

For a further discussion about these roles, please contact Jayn Pearson Project Officer to schedule a phone conversation.
This position is fixed until the end of March 2020 in the first instance with a view to reviewing this in successive years if the funding is available.

Due to the requirements of the role, the successful candidates will be required to be vetted by Criminal Justice Agencies. DBS clearance must be in place prior to appointment.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: Faculty of Science and Technology
Hours: Part time (18.13 hours per week - 0.5 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract until the end of March 2020, initially with a potential for extension should further funding be available
Interview Date: 31 May 2018

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