research associate - faculty of social sciences and law
University of Bristol

research associate - faculty of social sciences and law

United Kingdom 28 Jan 2021


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The role

The School of Education is seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work with Dr Shelley McKeown-Jones (University of Bristol), Professor David Manley (University of Bristol) and Dr Laura K. Taylor (Queen’s University, Belfast/University College Dublin) on an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded research project, “Shared Spaces: The How, When and Why of Adolescent Intergroup Interactions”.  The Shared Spaces project takes an interdisciplinary approach approach to examine the interplay between the individual and contextual factors that influence whether adolescents in Belfast and Bradford choose or not to engage in intergroup interactions with people from other ethno-religious groups. Working together with project consultants from the National Children's Bureau and in collaboration with City Councils, this project will address gaps in the research literature and inform evidence-based social cohesion strategies. 

What will you be doing?

The post holder will be responsible for working with the project team in reviewing relevant research literature, collecting and analysing survey and GPS data, and working alongside project consultants and stakeholders to organise impact and dissemination activities, including preparing academic papers for publication and posting materials on the project website. 

You should apply if

Applicants should have completed or are about to complete a Ph.D. in a social science discipline with a strong quantitative focus; have experience working with quantitative and spatial data, including the use of advanced statistical techniques; have proven skills in designing and distributing surveys; have experience in data management and working within ethical guidelines; have a developing record of publishing in academic journals; be able to work independently, as well as part of a team; and have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and will have a background in quantitative social sciences (psychology, human geography, soiciolgy, education) and expertise in advanced statistical and spatial data analysis.

Additional information

Contract type: Open ended with fixed funding for 3 years

Work pattern: Full time

Grade: I

Salary: £33,797 - £38,017 per annum

School/Unit: Education.  For informal enquiries please contact Shelley McKeown Jones -

This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on Wednesday 6th January 2021.  Shortlisting will take place by 11th January and the interviews are expected to take place on 28th January 2021.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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