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Research Assistant

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 6 £27,511 - £32,817
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 05/29/2020
Date Posted: 04/20/2020
Reference: A1157


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), one of the largest specialist rural research centres in the UK, as a Research Assistant.  Due to our increasing success in securing research projects, we are now seeking an additional person to join our highly respected and dynamic research team.     

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who will primarily support the communication and dissemination of two European Union Horizon 2020 funded research projects focused on developing sustainable agricultural practices across Europe, and a Defra funded project on rural communities and economies.  Additionally, the post will support the delivery of other existing and new contract and grant-funded socio-economic research.  You will have an interest in science communication and a sound knowledge of modern communication and dissemination methods.  You will also have an understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as broader research skills and experience.

Please contact Jane Mills, Reader in Agri-environmental Behaviours, for further information or an informal discussion:

Closing Date: Friday 25 May 2020

Interview Date:  Thursday 11 June 2020

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and we select the best possible on merit alone.  We welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

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