Casual - Research Project Officer

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom

December 3, 2021


Casual – Research Project Officer

Salary: £13.29 per hour, plus 12.07% accrued holiday per total value

FTE: Part-time, 14 hours per week

Duration of contract: 31st January 2022 – 29th April 2022

The Research Project Officer reports to the Student Success Lead but is expected to operate with a substantial degree of autonomy in carrying out the below responsibilities and duties.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • To undertake a research project investigating factors contributing to the awarding gap between Black, Asian and minority ethnic students (BAME) and white students who enter Hertfordshire Business School with a BTEC qualification.

  • To actively review literature on the awarding gap nationally between BAME and white students entering HE with a BTEC qualification (as opposed to A-levels).

  • To gather empirical data from current Hertfordshire Business School (HBS) students who entered with a BTEC

  • To inform the School's learning and teaching practice.

  • Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Previous experience undertaking research projects
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Closing Date: 3rd December 2021

    Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Sara de Sousa, Student Success Lead at

    Reference Number: 037997

    Please note we may close this advert early should we receive sufficient response

    Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics.

    The University is required to meet UKVI visa regulations. Applicants who do not currently have the right to work in the UK will have to satisfy UKVI regulations before they can be appointed.

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