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CCRI Placement Student

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 2 £15,842 per annum
Job Type: Research
Closing Date: 03/13/2019
Date Posted: 03/07/2019
Reference: O121








Would you like to gain experience working in a dynamic research team, carrying out academic research and consultancy projects for a wide range of clients?


Would you like to make a real contribution to cutting-edge research whilst learning about rural and environmental issues and research methodologies?


The Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), based at the University of Gloucestershire, is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant (Student Placement) to support the research output of the Institute. The CCRI is the largest specialist rural research centres in the UK and currently employs over 20 people who work on a diverse range of social science research and consultancy projects relating to rural environment and agricultural policy; rural community and services; rural economic development; food; recreation; and access issues. For further information, visit


The successful applicant will be expected to become a fully functional team member and to make a genuine contribution to the output of the Institute during their placement.


Desirable qualities of placement student:


·         Good level of computer competency; particularly Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

·         Strong interest in environmental and rural issues

·         Experience of using social media for marketing/networking


To apply, please email your application form and a cover letter (which should include 2 named referees), to Dr Robert Berry by 12.00pm on Wednesday 13th March. Interviews are expected to be held w/c Monday 25th March. If you wish to discuss the placement further, please contact Robert Berry - / 01242 714120.

 This is a 1 year fixed term contract

Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 13th March 2019

Interview Date: W/C Monday 25th March 2019


The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.


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